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We're Building a Greater Africa

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The TF Interviews is a series of discussions, hosted by Professor Toyin Falola at the University of Texas at Austin, that aim to amplify the voices of Africa and the African Diaspora. In order to fully participate in the present we must first understand the past. Our goal with this series is to use history and historical analysis to contextualize today’s events.
 

This series aims to tackle topics and issues that affect Africans by talking with key figures and experts in the realm of African affairs. We hope that by inviting these prominent figures from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, we will inspire and ignite vibrant discussion among young Africans.

 

The aim of the TF interviews is to amplify African voices, and appreciate the Continent's diversity. Now, Africa speaks!

 

Learn more about the Toyin Falola Network.

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Professor Toyin Falola

DR TOYIN FALOLA IS THE JACOB AND FRANCES SANGER MOSSIKER CHAIR PROFESSOR IN THE HUMANITIES AND A DISTINGUISHED TEACHING PROFESSOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN.

He is a Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigerian Academy of Letters. He has received various awards and honors, including the Jean Holloway Award for Teaching Excellence, the Texas Exes Teaching Award, and the Ibn Khaldun Distinguished Award for Research Excellence, and the Distinguished Fellow, Ibadan Cultural Group.

Toyin Falola has published numerous books, including Key Events in African History: A Reference Guide, Nationalism and African Intellectuals, and many edited books including Tradition and Change in Africa and African Writers and Readers.

 

He is co-editor of the Journal of African Economic History,Series Editor of The Cambria African Studies Series, Series Editor of Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora, and the Series Editor of the Culture and Customs of Africa by Greenwood Press.