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Recent Discussion Posts

CfP: Barnes Graduate Student Conference, Philadelphia, PA (March 2019)

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from 2018 Bancroft Prize winner, Dr. Marc Gallicchio, Associate History Professor at Villanova University, for his book, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945.

Podcast: Politics & Hip Hop from the Children of Sundiata

This month’s episode of the Hip Hop African Podcast (Episode 28) is Politics & Hip Hop from the Children of Sundiata. This episode is a conversation with Malian hip hop artist and activist Amkoullel L’enfant Peulh about the political nature of hip hop in Mali, & the connections between oral traditions and rap in Francophone West Africa.