Africa In Conversation


The Africa Initiative is pleased to announce ‘Africa In Conversation,’ a new speaker series featuring the work of diverse faculty from a number of different disciplines at Duke University. ‘Africa In Conversation’ is an opportunity to learn about current research and work being conducted by faculty members, and provides a chance to get to know our colleagues working across the African continent. Light refreshments will be served.

Speakers for this semester's lectures are:

  • Stephen Smith (African & African American Studies), speaking on 'Birth of the First Pan-African Television Network: PanAfrican News' | 1/24/17 | 4:00 - 5:00pm | Perkins 21
  • William Reichert (Biomedical Engineering), speaking on the 'Duke-Makerere Partnership: Providing meaningful opportunity while challenging our scholastic plasticity' | 2/21/17 | 4:00 - 5:00pm | Perkins 218
  • John Bartlett (Duke Global Health Institute), speaking on his medical work in Africa | 4/1/17 | 4:00 - 5:00pm | Perkins 218

For more information about this new speaker series, please contact Ms. Deirdre White, Program Coordinator for the Africa Initiative & Council for European Studies.