Are We Global Yet? Africa and the Future of Representation in Eighteenth-Century Studies
Fifteen years ago, Felicity Nussbaum published the ground-breaking The Global Eighteenth Century, in which scholars ventured beyond the traditional European borders of eighteenth-century studies to detail European encounters with and reception of African, Asian, American, and Pacific cultures. Has eighteenth-century studies realized the promise of that volume? And what are the implications of the burgeoning study of medieval and early modern Africa for our ways of thinking the eighteenth century?
Learn more about the speaker: Wendy Belcher, Princeton University.
Organized by Timothy Campbell, University of Chicago; Lisa A. Freeman, University of Illinois at Chicago; Richard Squibbs, DePaul University; and Helen Thompson, Northwestern University.
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