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Title:Symposium: African Studies and the Challenge of the 'Global' in the 21st Century
Editor:Byfield, JudithISNI
Periodical:Africa Today (ISSN 1527-1978)
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:African studies
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Abstract:This part issue presents contributions to a symposium entitled 'African studies and the challenge of the 'global' in the 21st century', sponsored by the Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) African studies program on April 29, 2016. Contributions: African studies and the challenge of the global in the 21st century (Judith Byfield); Africa in the world (Mamadou Diouf); African studies: new directions, global engagements (Jamie Monson); Area studies and the global at Wisconsin and beyond (James Delehanty); Area studies and the challenges of creating a space for public debate (Beth Buggenhagen); Repositioning Africa within the global (Pedro Machado); What's wrong with doing good? Reflections on Africa, humanitarianism, and the challenge of the global (Michelle Moyd); African studies and the global: a commentary (John H. Hanson); Graduate students roundtable introduction (Akin Adesokan); African studies, global studies, and disciplinary positioning (Cathryn E. Johnson); A cosmopolitan social justice approach to education (Oliver Y. Shao); Read Africans, decenter scholarship (Samson Ndanyi); Studying African literature in the age of the global (Meg Arenberg); Techniques of the global: race, territory, and the coloniality of reason (Zachary Baker); Breaking the mold of disciplinary area studies (Premesh Lalu); Pluralicity and relationality: new directions in African studies (Eva Spies and Rüdiger Seesemann). Bibliogr., notes, ref. [ASC Leiden abstract]