Recent Events

COSA 2017-18 Events

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Photo by Catherine Martinez, Duke Chronicle

September 26:
Art in Dark Times
Daniel Magaziner, Associate Professor of History, Yale University

November 14:
Great Zimbabwe: Reclaiming a Confiscated Past
Shadreck Chirikure, Associate Professor of Archeology, University of Cape Town

November 28:
Intimate Violence and Authoritarian Rule: Feminism in an Expanding Private Sphere
Kelly Gillespie, Senior Lecturer, University of the Western Cape

February 26:
In the dark times, will there still be singing?
Tinashe Mushakavanhu, Andrew W. Mellon Writer in Residence, Rhodes University

April 2:
A2K in the Age of Apple, Google, and Microsoft: South Africa’s Vulnerability and Promise
Andrew Rens, Postdoctoral Fellow, Internet Governance Lab at American University

April 12:
#FeesMustFall at the University of the Western Cape
Khanyisile Mbongwa (Master’s degree student at UCT and affiliated with the Centre for Humanities Research, UWC ); Sive Shosha (undergraduate law student, UWC); Xolani Zekani (post-graduate student, UWC); Mina Ezikpe (Duke Alumna and Durham community activist); Lucy Graham (Research Fellow, UWC)

April 19:
Warrior Aesthetics after Apartheid
Louise Meintjes, Associate Professor of Music, Duke University