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Zanzibar stamp with dhow
Zanzibar stamp with dhow
Talk
Sep 8, 2017 - 12 noon
Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, 4th floor

The Transoceanic Turn as Paradigm Shift?

Workshop featuring Isabel Hofmeyr, professor of African Literature, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University; with Illinois faculty and graduate students. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact the museum or iprh@illinois.edu for more information.

Sponsored in part by Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Krannert Art Museum

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Zanzibar stamp with dhow
Zanzibar stamp with dhow

History of the Indian Ocean World in Five Objects | CAS MillerComm lecture by Isabel Hofmeyr

A History of the Indian Ocean World in Five Objects Talk by Isabel Hofmeyr, professor of African Literature, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University Sponsored in part by the CAS MillerComm Lecture and Krannert Art Museum
Talk
Sep 7, 2017 - 5:30 pm
KAM Lower Level, Auditorium

A History of the Indian Ocean World in Five Objects (video available in slideshow above)

Talk by Isabel Hofmeyr, professor of African Literature, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University

Sponsored in part by the CAS MillerComm Lecture and Krannert Art Museum

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean