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Marianne Midwest Series

November 10, 2016 | 1 hour 30 mins | University of Chicago


A lecture and conversation with, Pap NDiaye, author and professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. Post-lecture discussion was moderated by Michael C. Dawson (Professor, Political Science, Faculty Director, CSRPC). 

Pap NDiaye is a historian, specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities. He holds a doctorate from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) where he was a lecturer before being selected in 2012 as Professor at the Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). NDiaye is a pioneer of "Black Studies" in French, and co-founded the Circle of Action for the Promotion of Diversity in France (CAPDIV) with Patrick Loze. He is currently working on a global history of civil rights in the 20th century.

Organized by the France Chicago Center, with support from the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, the University of Chicago French ClubFranke Institute for the Humanities, and part of Marianne Midwest Series organized by the Cultural Services at the Consulate General of France in ChicagoAlliance Française in Chicago, and France Chicago Center at the University of Chicago.

BROADCASTED LIVE IN 12 MIDWEST CITIES: Alliance Française of Chicago, Alliance Française of Milwaukee, Alliance Française of Minneapolis, Carlton College in Northfield, Truman State University Kirksville, Wayne State University - Alliance Française Detroit, University of Indiana-Bloomington, Valparaiso University, Alliance Française de Kansas City, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Grand Valley State Allendale and Ohio State University Columbus.