Africa's Second Struggle for Independence: What's Modernity Got to Do with It?

Olúfémi Táíwó

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 at 8:00 pm – Gallery, Memorial Union

Olúfémi Táíwó is the director of the Global African Studies Program and a professor of philosophy at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington. He has held visiting appointments at institutions in the United States, Germany, South Korea and Jamaica. He is the author of Africa Must Be Modern: a Manifesto, How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa, and Legal Naturalism: A Marxist Theory of Law.

Cosponsored By:
  • African Students Association
  • African Studies Forum
  • Center for American Intercultural Studies, CAIS
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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