The Program in Ethnic Studies, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Department of Philosophy will welcome a pioneer of African philosophy and feminism to campus Jan. 30. Tanella Boni, professor of philosophy at the University of Abidjan (Côte-d’Ivoire) and distinguished visiting professor at the University of Paris-VIII, will give a lecture Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. in Clark Hall 309 titled, La question des frontières: où en sommes-nous aujourd’hui?” [The Notion of Borders Today]. An English translation will be provided.
Boni is an award-winning scholar and author, and her works include eight collections of poetry, four novels, two renowned book-length essays (Que vivent les femmes d’Afrique? and La diversité du monde) and dozens of scholarly articles.