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The 2012 Elections and Their Implications for U.S.-Africa Policy

November 30, 2012 @ 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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The 2008 election of Barack Obama aAfrica on a globes the first African-American President of the United States generated a great deal of euphoria and hope among Africans, African-Americans, and Africanists. Many believed that the new administration would prioritize U.S. policy towards Africa. However, a presidential term later that has failed to be a reality.

Join IPS’ Emira Woods at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association as she addresses the implications of the 2012 United States presidential elections on a panel discussion about what this will mean for U.S.-Africa Policy moving forward.

Full Panel:

  • Emira Woods, Institute for Policy Studies
  • Chair: Elizabeth Schmidt, Loyola University Maryland
  • Abdi Samatar, University of Minnesota
  • Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women
  • Paul Zeleza, Loyola Marymount University

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Date:
November 30, 2012
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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Venue

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA United States
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