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26

Africa Week Lecture: We Are Not Birds: Globalization and Land Dispossession in Tanzania

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Carole Weinstein International Center, International Center Commons
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The Africa Week Lecture series continues with a discussion of land ownership in Tanzania led by Dorothy Hodgson.

Dorothy L. Hodgson is senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Graduate School–New Brunswick and professor of anthropology at Rutgers University. As a historical anthropologist, she has worked in Tanzania for over thirty years on such topics as gender, ethnicity, cultural politics, colonialism, nationalism, modernity, the missionary encounter, transnational organizing, and the indigenous rights movement. Her most recent book is Gender, Justice and the Problem of Culture: From Customary Law to Human Rights in Tanzania.

This event is free and open to the public. For information on African Film weekend, visit the website.

Africa Week is presented by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, with support from the Office of International Education, the Media Resource Center, and the International Studies program.

Contact: Kasongo Kapanga