The Department of History welcomes Kenda Mutongi, MIT, for the Robert F. Allabough 1934 Memorial Lecture in History on Tuesday, October 17, 2022, at 5 p.m. in Carson L01.
Whose Historiography? Reflections on the Framing of Kenyan History
Robert F. Allabough 1934 Memorial Lecture in History
Professor Kenda Mutongi, MIT
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. | Carson L01
Kenda Mutongi is Professor of History at MIT. She is the author of two award-winning books: Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi (Chicago UP, 2017) and Worries of the Heart: Widows, Family, and Community in Kenya (Chicago UP, 2007). Her recent articles appear in The American Historical Review, History of Education Quarterly, The Boston Review, and Liberties Journal.