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Candice Goucher- “Iron Sails the Seas: Technology and Gender in the African Diaspora.”

 

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Dr. Candice Goucher is Professor of History at Washington State University and has conducted research in West Africa, the Caribbean, Mauritius, and the Northwest. She was trained as a historian and archaeologist, receiving a masters degree in art history & archaeology from Columbia University and a PhD in African History from UCLA. She has been active in writing texts on world history and in the production of films such as “The Blooms of Banjeli: Technology and Gender in West-African Iron-Making,” which won the Society for Visual Anthropology Award of Excellence. She is currently on the Board of Editors for the 9-volume Cambridge History of the World and she is writing a history of Caribbean food. You can read more about Dr. Goucher’s work at http://libarts.wsu.edu/history/faculty-staff/goucher.asp

Part of the African Studies Lecture Series

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