About the event
Join Antoinette Burton, History Global and Transnational Studies, University of Illinois and Julie Livingston, History, Rutgers University to welcome Professor Megan Vaughan—our newly arrived Distinguished Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, with a symposium on "Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa."
10:00 - 11:30am: Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and Cancer in Botswana
Julie Livingston, Department of History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
12:30 - 1:45pm: Notes on the Political Unconscious of British Post/Colonial Histories
Antoinette Burton, Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, Department of History, University of Illinois.
1:45 - 2:00pm: Closing Remarks
Megan Vaughan, Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center, CUNY.