Pap Ndiaye, Ph.D., a historian, specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities, will be one of two keynote speakers at the 2022 FRAME Annual Conference on Wednesday, May 18 in Marseille. Ndiaye is also interested in minority situations in France, especially the history and sociology of’ black populations. Professor of history at Sciences Po, Ndiaye holds a doctorate in history from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS); he is also a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he received his masters. In the US, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, and Northwestern University.
His publications include Nylon and Bombs (2007, Johns Hopkins University Press), La condition noire. Essai sur une minorité française [The Black Condition: An Essay on a French Minority] (2008), and Les Noirs américains. En marche pour l’égalité [Black Americans: Running for Equality] (2009). He also co-edited the exhibition catalogue Le Modèle noir [The Black Model] (2019). His latest book, Black Americans from Slavery to Black Lives Matter, was published in October 2021. Since March 2021, Pap Ndiaye has served as the Executive Director of the Palais de la Porte Dorée, the National Museum of the History of Immigration and Tropical Aquarium in Paris.