Race/Ethnicity and the Question of Postcolonial Citizenship in the Black Diaspora

Thu, October 20, 2022 at The Kellogg Center

This Symposium is held as part of the Partnerships for Innovative Research in Africa (PIRA) Global African Diaspora Grants sponsored by the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) at MSU.

Hosted by: Dr. Monique Kelly (MSU), Professor Aaron Kamugisha (Smith College), Dr. Joan Phillips (UWI-Barbados) and Dr. Moses Onyango (USIU-A)



  • Carole Boyce Davies
    • Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of Africana Studies and Literatures in English at Cornell University
  • Alissa Trotz
    • Professor of Caribbean Studies at New College and the Director of Women and Gender Studies. University of Toronto
  • Macharia Munene
    • Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, United States International University, Africa, Nairobi, Kenya


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Registration and Abstract Submission Deadline is Sept. 29, 2022

Any questions, contact Dr. Kelly at kellymo5@msu.edu