Decolonizing Methods: Nubia and the Politics of Knowledge

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Monday, February 8, 2021 from 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Online

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Join us for a discussion and performance on decolonizing knowledge about Nubia at the fraught intersections of race, politics, and history in the Global South. Nubians are an internally diverse ethnolinguistic community whose historical homeland is located along the Nile River in southern Egypt and northern Sudan.

Panelists include Yasmin Moll, assistant professor of anthropology; Geoff Emberling, associate research scientist at the Kelsey Museum; Michael Fahy, lecturer at the School of Education; with a performance by Nabra Nelson, Director of the Nubian Foundation for Preserving a Cultural Heritage, and Mona-Sherif Nelson, founder of the Nubian Foundation. The discussion will be moderated by Samer Al, director of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies and Global Islamic Studies Center.

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