About the event

Join Antoinette Burton, History Global and Transnational Studies, University of Illinois and Julie Livingston, History, Rutgers University to welcome Professor Megan Vaughan—our newly arrived Distinguished Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, with a symposium on "Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa."

Part One

10:00 - 11:30am: Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and Cancer in Botswana

Julie Livingston, Department of History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Part Two

12:30 - 1:45pm: Notes on the Political Unconscious of British Post/Colonial Histories

Antoinette Burton, Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, Department of History, University of Illinois.

1:45 - 2:00pm: Closing Remarks

Megan Vaughan, Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center, CUNY.