February 27, 2017
12:00pm to 2:00pm

As part of the series Emancipation & Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies,

the Department of African American Studies at UCLA presents

Diasporic Dreams, African Nation-State Realities

Rastafarian Repatriation to Tanzania

Monique Bedasse

Departments of History and African American Studies

Washington University in St. Louis

Respondent: Marcus Anthony Hunter, Sociology and African American Studies, UCLA

Monday, February 27, 2017


Black Forum at the Ralph J. Bunche Center

153 Haines Hall


Professor Bedasse’s workshop is part of Emancipation & Empire, a year long series examining the role and status of Africa within the disciplinary project of Black Studies. Workshops are based on a pre-circulated paper. Hardcopies are available at the African Studies Center, the Department of African American Studies, and the Ralph J. Bunche Center.

For more information contact: Eboni Shaw: 

Emancipation & Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies is cosponsored by Professor Melvin L. Rogers, the Scott Waugh Chair in the Division of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science and African American Studies; UC Consortium for Black Studies in California; James S. Coleman African Studies Center; Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.