College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Past Events

November 6, 2018

CONVERSATION & FILM WITH MAMADOU DIA

Kansas Room, KU Union | 7:00 pm

Director Mamadou Dia, Visiting Interdisciplinary Fellow in Residence at the Hall Center for the Humanities, will share his research and films rooted in the intimate realities of Senegal.

Light refreshments served.

 


 

November 1-2, 2018

AFRICAN & ARABIC FOOD & FILM FESTIVAL

NOV 1: Food, Film, & Discussion

Hall Center Conference Hall | 5:00 - 8:00 pm

NOV 2: Arabic Film Screening

Woodruff Auditorium | 4:00 - 7:00 pm

Savor African and Arabic food and film with the Department of African and African-American Studies and the Hall Center.

 


 

October 25, 2018

HUMANITIES LECTURE SERIES

"Body Movements: Positioning Sundanese Women in an Age of Empire"

Dr. Marie Grace Brown

KU Department of History

Lied Center Pavillion | 7:30 pm

 

The author of Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan, Dr. Brown will discuss how the imperial experience was inscribed on women’s bodies through gestures, intimacies, and adornment.

 


 

October 10, 2018

UJAMAA FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Study in Africa Series II

Dr. Teruna Siahaan, 

KU School of Pharmacy

Bailey Hall 318 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Join KASC in learning more about the School of Pharmacy’s engagement in Kenya. How should we prepare ourselves for working in medical contexts in Africa?

Free light lunch served

 


 

September 26, 2018

UJAMAA FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Study in Africa Series I

Dr. Lisa Ottinger, Mark Best &

KU School of Business Students 

Bailey Hall 318 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

In this first installment of KASC’s Study Abroad series, we will consider the socio-cultural side of business. How do you adjust your business objectives to meet African contexts?

Free light lunch served

 


 

September 6, 2018

KASC SOCIAL GATHERING

McLain’s Market 1420 Crescent Rd. | 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Meet up with KASC colleagues and greet the new academic year in an informal setting close to campus.​


 
 
 






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