Critical Research on Africa Series

2017/2018 Series: Environment, Health and Healing in Africa: Challenges and Oppertunities


Cancer Treatment and Outcomes in Nigeria: Experiences from the Lakeshore Comprehensive Cancer Center in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, 4130 WWPH 

Dr. Abi Fapohunda, Department of Africana Studies, University of Pittsburgh


Ebola’s Objects: Care, Memory and Immunity in the Fever Museum

Friday January 19, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, 4130 WWPH 

Dr. Adia Benton, Northwestern University 


Ebola Does Not Fall from the Sky: Structural Violence & International Responsibility

Friday February 15, 2018, 2:00-4:00 PM, 4130 WWPH

Matiangai Sirleaf, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh


China-Africa Railway Crossings: Building the TAZARA Railway

Friday March 19, 2018, 2:00-4:00 PM, 3702 WWPH

Dr. Jamie Monson, Department of History, Michigan State University 


Healing Communities: The Convergence of Environment, Slavery, and Spirituality in the African-Atlantic World 

Friday April 13, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, 4130 WWPH

Dr. Michael Brown, Department of History, Southern Illinois University