Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
The hope of an "African miracle" that many observers saw in the early 2000s has rapidly faded over the last decade. The collapse of the commodity boom exposed the fragility of the economic transition while the reversal of democratic reforms, election fraud, and uncontrolled corruption have brought... Read More »
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Christopher M. Tinson, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History and Director of the African American Studies Program at St. Louis University, will discuss his research and teaching. His work focuses on histories of African radical traditions, U.S. ethnic studies, critical media studies,... Read More »
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Film screening: Janelle Monáe's "Dirty Computer" + Shorts Program(Andrew Donoho & Chuck Lightning, 2018, 48 min, USA, English, Color, Digital)Janelle Monáe, in conjunction with her album Dirty Computer, has produced an accompanying "emotion picture" (according to her, "a narrative film and... Read More »
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Special presentation of a work-in-progress: "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines"(Kristian Hill, 60 min, USA)Starring Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and Eddie Fowlkes, "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" tells the lost stories of the underground music scene in 1980's Detroit and how it... Read More »
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00pm
East Campus Coffeehouse
The Aural Futures series concludes with an evening of Afrofuturist music & techno-utopian narratives:Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from AFROTOPIA & Negar Mottahedeh at Duke, the Aural Futures series looks at how electronic music created a foundation in the development of Afrofuturism, how music... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:30pm
Friedl 225
Examining the intersections between contemporary black studies and religious thought in the attempt to reimagine the sacred through blackness.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:30am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
The second annual Africa Initiative and Graduate Professional Students' Association Conference is focused on social, political and economic changes in Africa. The conference will feature undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and professionals affiliated with universities in the... Read More »
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00am
Bostock Library 023
Shiny is an R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps straight from R. You can host stand-alone apps on a webpage or embed them in R Markdown documents or build dashboards. This short course will introduce you to building web applications with Shiny, reactive programming, and... Read More »
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Friedl 225
Sherry Ortner has recently described Marxian and Foucauldian inspired anthropological concerns for power, domination, and inequality as "dark anthropology." In juxtaposition, recently Joel Robbins has challenged anthropologists to explore ideas of the good life, conceptions of value, and ethics in... Read More »
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:00am
LSRC B101 Love Auditorium
Silas Siakor, Liberian environmental activist, will be joining us for a screening of the film about his life 'Silas' and a Q&A session. About the film: The Liberian environmental activist Silas Siakor puts his heart and soul into fighting for community rights and exposing corruption. Growing up... Read More »