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PAS L+L: Johnnetta Betsch Cole

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM  

Where: 620 Library Place, room 106, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Program of African Studies   847.491.7323

Group: Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Johnnetta Betsch Cole is a prominenet Northwestern and Program of African Studies alum. She earned her MA (1959) and PhD (1967) degrees here in anthropology. She did her dissertation field research in Liberia in 1960–1961, and her dissertation was titled “Traditional and Wage Earning Labor among Tribal Liberians.”

During Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, she will be honored with a Northwestern Alumni Medal - the highest honor given by the Northwestern Alumni Association.

Read more about Johnnetta on the Northwestern Alumni Medal page.

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