Author: Uwafiokun Idemudia (Professor of African Studies and International Development Studies) Contributor: NNenna Okoli (PhD Candidate) “Most countries have anti-trafficking laws, policies and programmes to prevent human trafficking. There are also international treaties to address the problem. Yet it’s still thriving. Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and control of a person using force […]
Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Sesay, winner of the International Studies Association’s Lee Ann Fujii Book Award for 2021 for his new book Domination Through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in Postcolonial Africa. From the International Studies Association’s press release: “This year’s winner, Mohamed Sesay’s book Domination through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in […]
Looking for Project Coordinator: Overcoming Epidemics in Transnational Black Communities Research Cluster
With the African Studies program of LA&PS as the intellectual hub and The Tubman Institute as host, the Overcoming Epidemics in Transnational Black Communities Research Cluster aims to explore and interrogate the intersection between structural and social injustices that drive vulnerability and black communities’ experiences in mitigation, response, and recovery from severe epidemics –broadly defined as persistent and […]
The Racialized Students in Healthcare virtual lecture series is sponsored by the OHTN and provides workshop series on Indigenous Education, HIV Clinical Care, HIV research facilitated by HALCO and HIV Pharmacy Care. Our facilitators include: MaryAnn from the Native Women Resources Centre, Dr. Gordon from Unity Health, Stevia Arthur from BlackCAP, Alex Vincent from Cabbagetown Community Health Centre and […]
“Orphaning Africans: Displacement Set in Motion” This is the major event for this academic year by the African Studies Program in collaboration with Founders College. The program is bringing to the York community Haile Gerima who is a prominent filmmaker and Howard University academic on Africa and the African diaspora. Serving as interlocutor is Professor […]
A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]
AFST 2020-2021 Mini-Calendar (Updated October 2020) (PDF) Course offerings are subject to change. Please confirm on the York University website.