Scholars from the fields of art history, history, economics, political science and journalism discuss the legacy of African Independence in recognition of the 17 African nations that gained independence in 1960. Cosponsored by Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and George Washington University Department of History.
Keynote address by Chika Okeke-Agulu, Princeton University
Postcolonial dilemmas: African Independence and the politics of cultural autonomy
Columbia University, School of Journalism
Center for Global Development
Moderated by Nemata Blyden
George Washington University
Thursday, November 11, 2010
George Washington University Campus
Marvin Center, Grand Ballroom, 3rd floor
800 21st Street NW (between H & I Streets)
Program free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.