Conferences and Events for 2013-2014
Student-Led Conference, November 2, 2013
The theme of the third student led conference is "Understanding Africa in 21st. Century." Selected students from LC and Rh campuses will be presenting their final papers at the conference. The conference will be open to students, faculty, and members of the public. We expect 12 students from both campuses to participate. Download the flyer now.
Black History Month Lecture, February 22, 2014
The Inaugural Black History Month Lecture sponsored by the Department of African & African American Studies will be held in the 12 Floor Lounge at Lincoln Center.
Symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in Africa: Lessons learnt from South Africa, Rwanda, and Sudan, April 5, 2014
The title of the symposium is “Perspectives on National Reconciliation in Africa: Lessons learned from South Africa, Rwanda, and Sudans”. The symposium will discuss the processes of reconciliation and peace in South Africa, Rwanda and Sudans. The symposium will be divided into four sessions. The first session will focus on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The second session will address the experience of Rwanda after the genocide of 1994. The third session will discuss issues relate to the challenges of justice and reconciliation in South Sudan and Sudan. The fourth session will identify some of the lessons learnt from these three cases. Respected academics and representatives of the three countries at the UN will be invited to present papers at the conference.