Students are invited to join Dr. Hilary Jones for a Brown Bag Lunch. This is a unique opportunity for students to talk with Jones about her research.
Jones is Associate Professor of History, Core Faculty in the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, and an affiliate faculty member with the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at Florida International University. She is a historian of Africa who is interested in the African Diaspora. Jones’ research interests concern the social history of Africa, French empire, the Francophone Atlantic, comparative race and slavery, women and gender, and Africa’s urban histories. In her research and teaching she pays close attention to the inter-connected histories of Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Jones will present "From Senegambia to the French Antilles: West Africa and the Making of the French Atlantic World" as part of the 9th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society on Monday, January 28.