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Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160

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750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

March 2012

Chaining: Theorizing African American Representations of Person and Past

March 22, 2012 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160, 750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2012 Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities Thadious Davis Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania   In this talk, I am using a term, chaining,…

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April 2014

Sushi, Otters, and Mermaids: Race at the Intersection of Food and Animal Studies

April 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160, 750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2014 Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities: Anne Cheng English and the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University   What do sushi, food, race, and anthropology have to do with each other? Taking…

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March 2016

Le Président: Africa for the Future

March 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160, 750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2016 Germaine Brée Lecture: Jean-Pierre Bekolo Filmmaker and Activist   Jean-Pierre Bekolo (1966, Yaounde) is an avant-garde filmmaker and socio-cultural activist whose imaginative work overturns stereotypes of Africa and African cinema. His entertaining films operate…

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November 2021

Focus on the Humanities Lecture: Steven Hutchinson

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160, 750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Steven Hutchinson (Senior Fellow, 2016-2020) will be giving the Focus on the Humanities lecture titled "'Nothing human is alien to me': Leo Africanus’s Cosmopolitanism in his Portrayal of Early Modern Africa." 

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