Carol Magee

  Carol Magee specializes in African contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. Her current project, Being in Place, examines urban photography that investigates emotional, physical, psychological, or philosophical experiences of place, grounded in the historical specificity of distinct urban environments. She has curated a traveling exhibition “Urban Cadence: Street scenes of Lagos and Johannesburg” that explores theses notions for TECAA; it… 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 →

Victoria (Vicki) Rovine

Victoria L. Rovine specializes in African art with a focus on African textiles and dress practices, and on Africa’s presence in Western visual culture, particularly in early twentieth century Europe. She received her MA and PhD from Indiana University. Prof. Rovine has conducted research in Mali since the early 1990s, and has also worked in Senegal, South Africa, Ghana, and… Read more →

Lauren Jarvis

Lauren Jarvis’s research focuses on the history of religion in sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on twentieth-century South Africa. She is currently completing a book on the Nazaretha Church, one of the oldest and largest of the many faith healing churches that took root in southern Africa in the twentieth century.   Jarvis sees religious history as a window into… Read more →

Lisa Lindsay

Lindsay received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and is currently teaching at UNC Chapel Hill. Her research centers on the social history of West Africa, particularly Nigeria, and on links between Africa and other parts of the World. Although over time her primary focus has moved from gender to slavery, in all of her work she endeavors to… Read more →

Emily Burrill

Emily Burrill

Emily S. Burrill is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and coeditor of Domestic Violence and the Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. She is also Director of the UNC African Studies Center at Chapel Hill. Emily Burrill’s research centers on twentieth century francophone West Africa… Read more →