Tag: Music

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 →

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies radical arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa through ethnomusicology, film studies, and cultural theory. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her work centers on film and music as catalysts of movements of socio-political transformation as well as on the… Read more →