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Institute for African Development Special Topic Seminar Series: African Cultural Heritage: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Strategies of Managing Diseases during Pandemics

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:55pm

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Ladislaus M. Semali is a Professor Emeritus of Education of Pennsylvania State University, in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems. Academically, he specializes in adult literacy education, comparative and international education and non-Western place-based educational epistemologies. He has published extensively and with renowned sources such as International Review of Education, Journal of Social Anthropology, and Comparative Education Review. He is author of Literacy in Multimedia America (Routledge/Falmer), Postliteracy in the Age of Democracy (Austin & Winfield) and editor of What is Indigenous Knowledge? Voices from the Academy with Joe Kincheloe (Garland).

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


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