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Event Details: Who Is An African in the Americas? An Oxford-Style Debate

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Opening event of the Teachers College, Columbia University Center for African Education’s Annual Who Is An African? Series
 
February 20, 2013, 4PM-6PM
Location: TH 136
 
 
Who is An African in the Americas? —An Oxford-Style Debate explores what is means to claim an African identity in an increasing globalized world. Panelists will make arguments concerning a rigid definition of what African identity is, followed by an equally well-constructed argument advocating for a multifaceted understanding of what African identity encompasses. Panelists will include scholars from the fields of Anthropology, Sociology, History, and other fields.
 
Guest Panelists:
Edward Ramsamy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Geography at Rutgers University.
 
Pamela Newkirk, Professor of Journalism at New York University and author of Within the Veil: Black Journalists, White Media

Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: TH 136

Date & Time: 2/20/2013, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Website: http://www.tc.edu/centers/cae/events.asp?EventID=11956&m=2&d=20&y=2013

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Contact Phone: (212) 678-8139

Contact's Affiliation: Center for African Education

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