Tag: Ghana

Nathan (Nate) Plageman

Nate Plageman is a historian of Africa interested in the dynamics of social and cultural change in colonial and postcolonial urban Ghana.  Nate grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.  It was during a study abroad program to Ghana that he first began to appreciate the richness and complexities of African history.  After a brief… Read more →

Brian Digre

Brian Digre is a Professor of History at Elon University.  His classes focus on modern Africa, the modern Middle East, and the world in the 20th century. He also teaches a senior seminar for International and Global Studies.  Digre’s interest in Africa began in 1978 when, as a Peace Corps volunteer, he  taught English and history at a rural high… Read more →

Jason Aryeh

Jason Aryeh is an Assistant Professor of Dance. He is a choreographer and artist scholar. His research interests include the infusion of modern techniques with West African dance movements/forms to dance training, choreography and performance. Aryeh has worked with numerous artists in developing movements of infusion into choreography and performance artist to name a few, includes Darwin Prioleau, Clyde Morgan,… Read more →