Samuel Fosso, Tati—Le Chef qui a vendu l’Afrique aux colons
January 27, 2023, 6:00 PM EST

Panel Discussion: Samuel Fosso and African Postcolonial History

The photographs of acclaimed Nigerian-Cameroonian artist Samuel Fosso present unique opportunities for discussion about issues related to the history and politics of postcolonial Africa. Moving beyond the scope of art history, these panelists will consider Fosso’s art through the lenses of their varied scholarly backgrounds in the fields of history, politics, and religion. Reception to follow.


  • Afe Adogame, Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Religion and Society, Princeton Theological Seminary 
  • Lina Benabdallah, assistant professor, Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University 
  • Jacob Dlamini, associate professor, History, Princeton University
  • Yoon Jung Park, executive director, Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network; program director, Africa-China Initiative; and adjunct professor, African Studies, Georgetown University 

Moderated by Iheanyi Onwuegbucha, doctoral student, Art and Archeology, Princeton University.