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Moses E. Ochonu to Interview Omoyele Sowore

Moses E. Ochonu is Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in History and Professor of African History at Vanderbilt University. He holds a PhD in African History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management from Lipscomb University, Nashville. He is the author/editor of four books: Africa in Fragments: Essays on Nigeria, Africa, and Global Africanity (New York: Diasporic Africa Press, 2014); Colonialism by Proxy: Hausa Imperial Agents and Middle Belt Consciousness in Nigeria (Indiana University Press, 2014), which was named finalist for the Herskovits Prize; and Colonial Meltdown: Northern Nigeria in the Great Depression (Ohio University Press, 2009); and Entrepreneurship in African History (Indiana University Press, 2018). His fifth book, Emirs in London: Subaltern Travel and Nigeria's Modernity, will be published by Indiana University Press in April 2022. His op-eds and essays on African affairs have been published in TIME magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, Logos, Global Post, The Tennessean,, African Arguments,, The Conversation, and in many African newspapers and magazines. He is a two-time recipient of the fellowship of the American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS) and his research has also been funded by the NEH, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, the British Library, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

5:00 PM Nigeria

4:00 PM GMT

11:00 AM Austin CST

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