Akil Cornelius Gives Paper at MSU African Studies Center

Akil Cornelius giving the talk Akil Cornelius, PhD student in African history, gave a talk on Thursday, September 21, at the African Studies Center’s “Eye on Africa” series. The title of the talk was “Gun Running, Guerrilla Warfare, and Technological Change in the late nineteenth Century South Africa.”

Cornelius was recently awarded two Fulbright scholarships (IIE and DDRA) for his doctoral dissertation research on “The Venda Armory: Ritual Power, Gender, Gun Running and Disarmament in a South African Kingdom.” Learn more about his research here.