Africana Studies


Contact Us

For more information about Africana Studies at Bard College or questions about this site:

Drew Thompson
Director of Africana Studies
Tel: 845-758-6822 x4600
Office: Hopson 303
Bard College
PO Box 5000
New York 12504-5000

Upcoming Events

  • Mar
    The Words We Live By: Poetry and Philosophy in Conversation
    Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Location: The Sanctuary at Murray's, Tivoli
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  • Apr
    The Eccentric Augustine
    Catherine Conybeare, Professor of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies, Bryn Mawr College
    Time: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
    Location: Olin, Room 102
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Past Events



Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Panel: “Writing Africa: Politics and Dialogues around Africa and the African Diaspora”
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room  7:00 pm
Five internationally acclaimed writers—Chinua Achebe, Kofi Anyidoho, Emmanuel Dongala, Helon Habila, and Caryl Phillips—are featured in a panel discussion at Bard College. This event is cosponsored and inspired by Barnard College’s Literature of the Middle Passage course, which is funded by a grant from the Ford Foundation. The Bard program is in honor of the establishment of the Chinua Achebe Fellowship in Global African Studies at Bard College, also funded by a grant from Ford Foundation. The discussion will be moderated by Jesse Weaver Shipley, director of Africana Studies at Bard College.
Sponsored by: Africana Studies Program; Anthropology Program
Contact: 845-758-6822

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