Is This An African I See Before Me?

March 2007

This public lecture, which is forthcoming as an article in DIME, was delivered by Dr. Handel Kashope Wright as part of the Museum of Anthropology’s Perceptions of Africa: A Dialogue series, which featured community centred talks, discussion, and reflection relating to Africa, AIDS, and Representation. In this paper, Dr. Wright addresses the ways in which “Africa and Africans have been continuously mis-recognized and overdetermined by western academic discourses” and looks at what is lost through this eurocentric framework. Details on the Perceptions of Africa dialogue series.

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