Africana Studies

Programs on Africa

The Programs on Africa at the Center for Africana Studies provides members of the University of Pennsylvania, local, national, and international communities with information on faculty, researchers, activities, and programming on historical and contemporary Africa.

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2020 Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture

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20th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice

Cornel West in conversation with Margo Crawford
Jan 27, 2021 at - | Online

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Dr. Cornel West is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and…