Center for Africana Studies programs reflect our commitment to meaningful scholarship for the academy and the public—scholarship that has an impact on national, cultural, policy, and scholarly discourses.

African Narratives Film Series

Mar 28, 2024 at -

The Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies and The Center for Africana Studies are pleased to present African Narratives, a new film series that showcases global African cinema. The series will…

Lorene Cary’s "Ladysitting": Monologue, Dialogue, and Discussion

Presented by Kelly Writers House in collaboration with the Arden Theatre Company
Lorene Cary
Feb 5, 2024 at -

Join us at the Kelly Writers House (3805 Locust Walk) for a scene reading and discussion of Lorene Cary’s play Ladysitting, currently in its world premiere at the Arden Theatre.…

2023 A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Lecture: Sir Hilary Beckles

"Reparatory Justice: The Great Political Movement of the 21st Century"
Sir Hilary Beckles
Nov 20, 2023 at -

For this year’s Higginbotham Memorial Lecture, hear Sir Hilary Beckles expatiate on the topic of reparations with “Reparatory Justice: The Great Political Movement of the 21st Century”. Learn about its history and…

George Kieh - "The African Condition: Progress and Challenges"

Africa Lecture Series
George Kieh
Nov 14, 2023 at -

Venture with the distinguished Professor George Kieh to explore “The African Condition: Progress and Challenges.” Register now to attend this event on Tuesday, November 14th at 5:30, at the Max Kade Center or online…