Africa after 9/11 topic of April 12 presentation
Dr. David Wiley, professor of sociology and former director of the African Studies Center at Michigan State University will present “Africa After 9/11: Rethinking U.S. Definitions and Policies” from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 12, in Brown Hall Room 2028.
Wiley served as director of the African Studies Centers at MSU from 1978-2008 and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1972-1977. His research has focused on Zambia (urban housing and development); Zimbabwe (race relations, religious movements); Kenya (participatory fisheries management); South Africa (urban environment) as a Fulbright-Hays Senior Fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal; and, internationalization and less commonly taught languages in the U.S. Wiley is currently conducting research on militarization in Africa. His most recent publication is “International and Language Education for a Global Future: Fifty Years of the U.S. Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs” (co-ed, MSU Press, 2010).
This presentation is part of a lecture series hosted by WMU's Center for African Development Policy Research and co-sponsored by the WMU’s Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Departments of Anthropology, Economics, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish, Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies, Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, the University Center for the Humanities, and the Walker Institute of Race and Ethnic Relations.
For more information, contact: Dr. Sisay Asefa, CADPR director and professor of economics, email@example.com