"What is African Philosophy? The Discussion of Orality & Islamic Thought in Francophone Africa"
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor of French, Columbia University will be giving a talk.
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Great Hall
Sponsored by: Religion, AFAM, French, Philosophy & DOC
Contact: Sandy Saari, x4232
A noted scholar in the history of philosophy and Islamic thought, Souleymane Bachir Diagne will be giving a talk in Great Hall at 7:00 pm. He is a Professor of French at Columbia University. His visit coincides with the introduction of a new religion department course entitled "Islamic Africa" in which students will have the opportunity to engage this scholar on his cutting-edge research in the literatures and cultures of the Muslim Sahel.
In addition to being the author of numerous critically acclaimed works on topics ranging from the writings of Leopold Senghor to the Arabic manuscripts of Timbuktu, Diagne is also the parent of a member of Carleton's class of 2012.
This event occurs on:
- Thursday, April 26th, 2012