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Patricia Glazebrook (School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs) Introduction to Issues in Africa

September 2, 2020 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

To participate in this live, synchronous event, join Patricia Glazebrook’s presentation using Zoom. Glazebrook, whose research has taken her to Africa for the past 18 years, will provide a starting point to understand some of the context behind Trevor Noah’s memoir.  Drawing on her own experiences researching women, climate, poverty, agriculture, and conflict/genocide in Africa, Glazebrook will provide a brief account of the consequences of colonization/partition, its ecosystem and geographical magnificence, as well as its tragedies of conflict, corruption, poverty, and environmental damage.  Hosted by the WSU Common Reading Program (Pullman).


September 2, 2020
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm


Zoom (Meeting ID: 946 2996 9222)


WSU Common Reading Program