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Haslam Scholars Spring 2016 Global Awareness Series

Each semester, the Haslam Scholars Program hosts two lecture series: Friday Faculty and Global Awareness. The Global Awareness series uses the expertise of faculty from many departments at UT to present students with an in-depth look at a region of the world. This semester, the series focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa and features a diverse group of faculty from across the University of Tennessee.

 

 

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January 25

Dr. Barbara Heath (Anthropology)

“Archaeology of the African Diaspora, Trans-Atlanta Perspectives”

 

 

JenningsJanuary 27

Dr. William Jennings (Political Science)

“Political Change and Racial Reconciliation in the New South Africa”

 

 

 

Jalata February 1

Dr. Asafa Jalata (Sociology)

“Politics, Business, and Human Rights in the Horn of Africa: The Case of the Oromo People”

 

 

 

Sall February 10

Dr. Amadou Sall (Africana Studies)

Lecture title to be announced

 

 

 

hepner March 9

Dr. Tricia Hepner (Anthropology)

“Anthropology in Conflict: Refugees from Eritrea and Angry Spirits in Uganda”

 

 

 

commander_headshot-english-website March 23

Dr. Michelle Commander (English)

“Ghana’s Relationship with the African Diaspora”

 

 

 

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March 30

Dr. Robert Washington-Allen (Geography)

“Field & Remote Sensing Based Assessment of Carbon Stock Dynamics in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Mozambique in support of Index-Based Livestock Insurance & REDD”

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