Romance Languages and Literatures

Public Lecture: Pap NDiaye

WhenNovember 10, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
WhereCenters for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105)
Contact InformationFrance Chicago Center
Description"The Minority Paradox: Blackness in France"

Pap Ndiaye is a historian, specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities. He holds a doctorate from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) where he was a lecturer before being selected in 2012 as Professor at the Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). Ndiaye is a pioneer of "Black Studies" in French, and co-founded the Circle of Action for the Promotion of Diversity in France (CAPDIV) with Patrick Loze. He is currently working on a global history of civil rights in the 20th century.

This event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture, France Chicago Center, The Cultural Services of the French Consulate in Chicago, Institute of Politics, University of Chicago French Club, Franke Institute for the Humanities, Alliance Française de Chicago
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Conferences, Discussions
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