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Africa

“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

 

 

Join the Center for Translation Studies as distinguished scholars and translators discuss the life and work of Juan Latino, the first person of sub-Saharan African descent to publish a book of poems in a “Western” language.

 

 

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

 

João J. Reis, professor of history at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, discusses the ethnic origins, geographical distribution, and cultural contributions of Africans in Brazil.

 

Political science professor quoted in The New York Times.

Political science professor interviewed by Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development.

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