African Studies



Jose Cossa, Senior Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations

  • “Addressing the Challenge of Coloniality in the Promises of Modernity, Cosmopolitanism, and Linguae Francae to Higher Education and Development in Africa”  (HuMEL (Hub for Multilingual Education and Literacies) Speaking in Tongues Series, Wits University, July 31, 2017)
  • “Addressing the Challenge of Coloniality in the Promises of Modernity and Cosmopolitanism to Higher Education: De-bordering, De-centering/De-peripherizing, and De-colonizing” (The Ali Mazrui Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg, July 26 2017)

Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor Department of History

  • “The Great Wolof Scare of 1521,” American Historical Association, Denver, January, 2017 

  • “African War Captains of the Early Modern Atlantic,” African Studies Association, Washington, D.C., December, 2016