The Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies
Thu, 16 May 2019 12:00:00 AM –
Sun, 19 May 2019 11:59:59 PM
From an open and multidisciplinary perspective, the 2019 CAAS conference invites reflection on the question of originality and innovation, in relation to Africa’s relationship with the rest of the world. Invention, Originality, and Innovation have historically marked Africa’s past and present relationship with the rest of the world, especially the Western world. They have served to divide the world into two big groups: those who “invented everything”, and “those who never invented anything” (Césaire, 1947).
* The university residences will be accessible from May 14th, 2019.