Featured Series

African & African Diaspora Series

Free admission screenings followed by discussions & guest speakers

This series is an initiative of the African Educational Research Network (AERN), as part of an effort to fulfill its mission, which is, “to broaden the scope of sociopolitical, educational and economic understanding about the continent of Africa and to support through research conducted on, in and about the African continent the dissemination of information associated with education and human development pertaining to people, products and systems on the continent of Africa”. The movie series is organized in joint-partnership with The African Studies Center, Center for International Education, Ohio University, The Patton College of Education, The African Studies Center, The African Symposium (TAS) journal, and Doctoral Specialization Program in Comparative and International Educational Leadership.

The purpose of the series is to engage, inspire and educate students, faculty, staff, and the Athens community at-large about issues of Africa and the celebrate the diversity of the African continent, its peoples, cultures, and richness. 


Upcoming African & African Diaspora Series Showings

African & African Diaspora Series: WINNIE

Behind every powerful civil uprising there lies an undercover hero. Winnie Mandela is South Africa’s. While her husband of 38 years, the departed Nelson Mandela, was behind bars Winnie lead an anti-apartheid... [read more]

First Viewing October 18, 2017

African & African Diaspora Series: WHOSE STREETS?

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by... [read more]

First Viewing October 19, 2017

Previous African & African Diaspora Series Showings

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