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Akinwumi Ogundiran

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium

THE LITTLE ICE AGE AND THE OYO EMPIRE: AN UNFINISHED PROCESS OF RECOVERY
 IN WEST AFRICA, ca. 1420-1840

This lecture is free and open to the community.

About Akin Ogundiran:

Akin Ogundiran is Chancellor’s Professor and Professor of Africana Studies, Anthropology & History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the African Archaeological Review. Ogundiran’s scholarship focuses primarily on the history and archaeology of the Yoruba world, Atlantic Africa, and the African Diaspora. Ogundiran’s latest book, The Yoruba: A New History (Indiana University Press, 2020), is the winner of the 2022 Vinson Sutlive Book Prize.

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Lecture

Departments

History, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Africana Studies and Research Center, Institute for African Development

Tags

cascal, cashum, CUHistory, anthro

Website

https://history.cornell.edu/

Cost

$0

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#lecture

Contact E-Mail

cap58@cornell.edu

Speaker

Akinwumi Ogundiran

Speaker Affiliation

rofessor of Africana Studies, Anthropology & History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte

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Public

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