Africana Studies

Lafayette College

January 3, 2008

Students Learn about The Black Experience

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Course taught by John McCartney, professor of government and law, focuses on contributions of Africans and African Americans to humanity worldwide The Black Experience, taught in the fall by John McCartney, professor of government and law and head of Africana studies, allowed students to analyze the dynamics of the African American experience and compare and [...]

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September 12, 2007

Kenyan Native Hosts Public Forum on Issue of Liberty in Africa

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‘An Africanist’s View of Liberty and Liberation’ will be Sept. 13 Wanjiru Ngige, a London lawyer who is a native of Kenya, will host a public roundtable discussion, “An Africanist’s View of Liberty and Liberation,” 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. While on campus, Ngige will also conduct [...]

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August 2, 2007

‘Dispatch from the Field’: George Armah ’08 Evaluates Uganda’s Land Information System

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He has spent two weeks performing research in Africa with Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and business and coordinator of Africana studies George Armah ’08 (Accra, Ghana) is pursuing a B.S. mathematics and A.B. with a major in computer science. He is working this summer with Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and business and coordinator [...]

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July 30, 2007

‘Dispatch from the Field’: Cristina Callagy ’09 Explores Land Rights of Ugandan Women

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Marquis Scholar has spent summer performing research in Africa with Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and business and coordinator of Africana studies Cristina Callagy ’09 (Hawthorne, N.Y.) is a Marquis Scholar who is pursuing a B.S. psychology and A.B. with a major in anthropology and sociology. She is currently in Uganda performing research focusing on [...]