Noel Stringham, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of History
On Faculty since 2016

Office: BL 210
Phone: (630)752-5864
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Education

Ph.D., African History, University of Virginia, 2016
Dissertation: Marking Nuer Histories: Gender, Gerontocracy, and the Politics of Incorporation in the Upper Nile from 1400 -1931

M.A., African History, University of Virginia, 2011

B.A., History, Magna Cum Laude, with Honors, Bethel University, 2007

Research Areas

  • Ninetieth and Twentieth Century Documents (in English and occasional Arabic)
  • Presbyterian Historical Society Archives
  • Philadelphia

Professional Memberships

  • African Studies Association
  • American Historical Association
  • Sudan Studies Association

Invited Talks and Conference Presentations 

"Historicizing Identity: The Evolution of Being Nuer in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries", Sudan Studies Association, University of Minnesota, May 23-25, 2015

"What Ethnicity? Imagining New Histories of "the Other" in East Africa, African Studies Colloquium Series, University of Virginia, April 1, 2015 

"In the Words of the Ancestors: Nilotic Names and Eurasian Discourse of History", Sudan Studies Association, University of San Francisco, May 23-25, 2014 

"Marking for Marriage: Daughters and the 19th Century Scarification Revolution in South Sudan's Eastern Upper Nile", African Studies Association, Baltimore, November 21-23, 2013 

"Engendered Conflicts in South Sudan: New Histories for a New Nation" African Studies Colloquium Series, University of Virginia, November 1, 2013 

"Jurisdictions of Foreignness: Government, Age-Sets, and Education in Condominium Southern Sudan", Sudan Studies Association, Ohio State University, May 9-11, 2011

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