WeSTAND Presents “The Reckoning”






WeSTAND Presents: “The Reckoning” Monday, November 8 · 6:00pm – 8:30pm Woodhead Lounge/ESC 184 Dinner and discussion to accompany film! It’s only 1 hour long “The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court” is a documentary film which outlines the history of the ICC (International Criminal Court) in international politics and brings personal stories…

Call for Proposals: Columbia University Conference






CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Art of Citizenship in African Cities CONFERENCE The World and Africa Series Committee on Global Thought Columbia University May 6, 2011 The African metropolis represents one of the most challenging and important spaces of our time. Insight on African cities has driven some of the most innovative and provocative recent scholarly…

John Hope Franklin Research Center Archives…






The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture, part of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, announces the availability of travel grants for research travel to our collections. The John Hope Franklin Research Center seeks to collect, preserve, and promote the use of printed…

Wesleyan Alum Speaks about Africa, Conflict






WESeminar: Youth at War, Youth Building Peace, Youth on the Margins As the next generation of leaders, young people are key players in creating sustainable peace in areas torn apart by war. In conflict zones youth constitute a reservoir brimming with potential energy, ready to be channeled for good or ill. Yet, what causes some…

Baucom Lecture Tonight






The English Department Lecture Series presents Ian Baucom Republicanism, Empire, and the Archives of the Atlantic Wednesday, October 6, 6 P.M. Russell House 350 High Street Ian Baucom is the author, most recently, of Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History, which traces the history and destiny of modernity through…

Honors for our faculty






Professor Andrew Curran (French) has been elected to the New York Academy of Medicine. Professor Ákos Östör (Anthropology) “was appointed to “Professor Catedratico” for the fall semester at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Epresa – Lisbon University Institute. This is the highest appointment offered in the Portuguese University system.”