UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
ASA Outreach Council Members HEA Title VI ASC Outreach Directors or Center Directors/Chairs Interested teachers of African Studies
Please share this information with your students, colleagues, and constituents. The Wisconsin African Studies Program Outreach Director holds a part-time position for the academic year 1994-95. The office will be open from 1:00-5:00 Central Time.
Since 1973, the African Studies Outreach Program, University of Wisconsin, (NDEA/HEA Title VI National Resource Center - African Languages and Studies) has disseminates information about Africa to constituents in the Upper-Midwest. An Africanist-educator directs this program to provide speakers, workshops/ institutes, resources, and consultation concerning Africa. Beginning in the late 1980s this service was expanded for national/international outreach through two computer services.
(WISCONSIN GOPHER SERVER-internet)
In November, 1989, the African Studies Program Outreach created the UW African Studies BBS, a dial-up/fidonet technology. In July, 1994, to meet the increasing demand for internet-compatible service, the outreach staff closed the UW African Studies BBS. The files are not located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison gopher server.
These files focus on African content only. In addition to bulletins concerning activities in the Madison, Wisconsin area, the African Studies files on the UW gopher offer information for scholars and educators (K-12) on various topics: grants, address lists, newsletters, conference programs, travel, publications, and so forth.
To access the files from the gopher, search the following:
University of Wisconsin-Madison 2. Search All Titles "AFRICAN STUDIES" or 8. Courses, Programs, Registration Information 1. African Studies Program
SWAHILI - L (internet)
The African Studies Outreach Program created this service at the request of post-secondary teachers of Swahili and returned Peace Corps Volunteers in July, 1992. This distribution list promotes Swahili literacy and allows for an exchange of ideas on various topics written in Swahili. Over 185 persons are subscribers from around the world.
Persons interested in communicating in Swahili are welcome to subscribe (free) to the African Studies Outreach Program conversation board - Swahili-L.
write for subscription To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: --- subscribe swahili-l
For additional information, contact: Outreach Director African Studies Program 1454 Van Hise Hall 1220 Linden Dr. Madison, WI 53706-1557 U.S.A. tel. voice - 1 (608) 263-2171 (m) or 262-2380 (m) Fax - 1 (608) 265-5851 or Date: Sat, 20 Aug 94 09:18 CDT From: patricia s kuntz Subject: Wisconsin African Studies Program - electronic outreach service
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