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Popular Resistance in Africa and International Solidarity

February 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Location:Second floor, River Building Richcraft Hall
Cost:Free
Audience:Anyone

Black History Month Event

Popular Resistance in Africa and International Solidarity: A Conversation with Professor Horace G. Campbell

Hosted by CBC’s Adrian Harewood

RSVP required.

The presentation will be followed by a wine & cheese reception, and musical entertainment by steelpan soloist Dejehan “Lucky Stickz” Hamilton. In 2012, Dejehan was awarded a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music. He graduated in 2016.

About the Keynote Speaker: Horace G. Campbell is a Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University. In 2016/2017, he was given the prestigious appointment of Kwame Nkrumah Chair in African Studies at the University of Ghana. Well known in his dual role as both an academic and activist, Dr. Campbell is reputed for his determined efforts to provide alternative perspectives to the mainstream narratives that frame discussions on international affairs. He has also published extensively on a range of topics related to the comparative politics of Africa and the Caribbean, African international relations, pan Africanism, peace studies, and political economy. His publications include Global NATO and the catastrophic Failure in Libya (2013), Barack Obama and 21st Century Politics (2010), Pan Africanism, Pan Africanists, and African Liberation in the 21st Century (2006), Reclaiming Zimbabwe (2003), Tanzania and the IMF (1992), and Rasta and Resistance: From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney (1987).