The April conference explored children ensnared in violent situations, including armed conflict and liberation struggles.
Next year, he will serve as president of the association, which supports African writers around the world.
The Africana Studies Program at W&L, in partnership with the Rupert H. Johnson Jr. Program in Leadership and Integrity, will host a series of events focused on activism and Black life. It kicks off Aug. 26 with a panel discussion featuring three W&L faculty members.
Members of the W&L community packed a room at Elrod Commons on Nov. 3 to hear four faculty members discuss discrimination against Muslims in America.