Africanists at Work

Come to 260 Bascom Hall for a round table event featuring alumni who transformed their interest in the continent into substantial careers. These alumni have a wealth of experience to share with students interested in Africa-focused careers.

Featured Alumni Include: J. Stephen Morrison, Catherine Thompson, Ambassador John E. Lange, Anthony Carrol, and Leslie Zelenko.

We hope to see you there on October 20th at 12:00 PM.


Mike McCarthy: “Dismantling Solidarity”

On Monday, October 2nd, at 12:00pm, the Havens Center for Social Justice is proud to present Michael McCarthy’s talk: “Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and Retirement Income since the New Deal.” Why have capitalist markets come to play a growing role in the distribution of retirement income in the US since the New Deal? Drawing on rich archival data that covers more than fifty years of American history, this talk argues that the critical driver was policymakers’ reactions to capitalist crises and their political imperative to promote capitalist growth. The event is free and open to the public.

Live Panel Event feat. Ken Burns, Admiral Michael Mullen and General Barry McCaffrey

Students are invited to view and engage in a live stream panel featuring filmmaker, Ken Burns, Admiral Michael Mullen, General Barry McCaffrey, filmmaker, Lynn Novick, and Evan Thomas on September 12th at 11am EST.

Panelists will be focusing on the history of the Vietnam War and how the war affected foreign policy. There will also be a remote Q&A with students at the US Naval Academy and the US Military Academy.

The live stream can be viewed here.