CAS Lecture Series: Born in Blackness: Centering Africa in the Birth of the Modern World

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
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Howard French is a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a former foreign correspondent and senior writer for The New York Times, having worked as a bureau chief in China, Japan, West and Central Africa and Central America and the Caribbean. His latest work of non-fiction, “Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World,” was named a book of the year by the Financial Times.

Howard French; Professor of Journalism, Columbia University