Annual Africa Conferences


Each year the d epartment hosts academics, independent scholars, policymakers, and graduate students in a one-day international conference on various themes on African and Diasporan African history. The theme of the next conference to be held on April 10, 2015, is: “The Struggle for Human and Civil Rights in Africa and the African Diaspora in Historical Perspective.” Interested individuals are encouraged to submit abstracts relevant to the conference theme.

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Previous Conferences 

“U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century“
April 13, 2012
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“The New African Diaspora in the United States: Immigration, Transnational Identities, and Integration 

September 13, 2013 
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