The Women in Stem Cooperative (WiSC) invites you to join them for their webinar series discussing current challenges and opportunities for women to thrive in STEM fields.
The next webinar will take place
January 15, 2020, 12-1:30pm.
To register, please click here.
Feb 13, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
509 O’Brien Hall
UB North Campus
Nwando Achebe details her personal journey into becoming an Africanist and gender historian. Along the way, she considers questions relating to the ownership and production of Africanist knowledge; while highlighting several influential interpretive voices that have shaped received canon in ways that are at best, problematic; and at worst, Eurocentric. These voices have worked to interrupt and/or disrupt true understanding and knowing about African women and gender. She ends by offering up her own African- and gender-centered intervention into existing discourse and production of history. Reception will follow lecture.
Cosponsored by the UB Department of History, Gender Institute, School of Law and the Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence.