Pan African Studies Collective

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Sierra Leone GFS Course Examines Country’s Revitalization Post-Ebola

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, led 10 students on a Global Field Study course to Sierra Leone from May 21 to June 1, to study how the country is revitalizing its socio-economic conditions post-ebola. During the course, Beyond Ebola in Sierra Leone,...

Jun 2, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Community Leaders Honored at Black Male Development Fundraising Gala

Senator Vincent Hughes, Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee; Sara Lomax Reese, president and CEO of 900AM-WURD; Marcus Allen, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters; and Mark Lapreziosa, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Arcadia, received...

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Apr 21, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Eaton Accepted to NEH Institute for Work on African Diaspora

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of Global Learning, was accepted into the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, “Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities,” at Indiana University Bloomington, July 6-26. “I am specifically...

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Apr 19, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Receives Fulbright for Research in Ethiopia

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will study how civic education has been implemented in Ethiopian secondary schools, through funding from the Teaching/Research Fulbright award. During her sabbatical, Dr. Riggan will teach two international research...

Adjovi being interviewed by Reuters on Feb. 5.

Feb 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Adjovi Discusses UN Panel Opinion on Assange Hearing

News outlets around the world turned their eyes to Arcadia on Feb. 5, after the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention released its  public statement that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained by the United Kingdom and Sweden. Roland Adjovi, assistant...

Dec 9, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Nollywood Films Screened During International Education Week

The Arcadia community was treated to a sample of African cinema as part of International Education Week. In November, the five African films screened on campus showcased award-winning movies ranging from a story of women traders in the early twentieth century to a violent drug thriller based on...

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Jun 25, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Adjovi Investigates Human Rights Violations in Malta

Human rights experts Mads Andenas and Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of historical and political studies at Arcadia and Vice Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, arrived in Malta on June 23 to meet with civil leaders and government members on the...

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Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eaton Presents Paper Examining Black Identities in Belize

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, presented at the “Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach” international conference in Miami, Fla., from Feb. 12 to 14. Dr. Eaton’s paper, “...And we were...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Eaton Serves as Panelist in Georgia, Presents at Conference in Spain

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The focus of the conference was scholarship and activism in academic settings, and Eaton participated in the panel titled “Building...

Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Award-winning Poet Jericho Brown to Read at Arcadia University

Award-winning poet Jericho Brown will read from his recent collection of poetry The New Testament, one of Library Journal’s  best books of the year and an NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Literary Work—Poetry, at Arcadia University on Feb. 11. The event...

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May 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi, resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director...