Events

Each term African and African American Studies sponsors the Angelina Weld Grimké lecture series and at least one additional event or lecture.


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Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was the first African American female student to attend the Carleton Academy, a preparatory school that was a part of the college campus from 1866 to 1906.  She went on to be an American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed.  A list of previous Grimke Lectures can be found here.


 

Apr 23

Cameroonian Studio Photography: Why I am obsessed

From site: Viz

Lecture by David Zeitlyn, Professor of Social Anthropology, Oxford University

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
5:00 pm / Gould Library Athenaeum
Related Lecture

Zeitlyn's lecture complements the Gould Library exhibition Staging Selves: Cameroonian Portrait Photography. Joseph Chila, Samuel Finlak, Jacques Touselle (April 6-June 16, 2012).

Sponsored by Viz. Contact: aquigley