UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE ATHENA DEBATE: HISTORY CAUGHT IN THE CLASSICAL CROSSFIRE
For the first time in an electronic forum, Mary Lefkowitz, author of *Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Beacme an Excuse to Teach Myth as History* and Martin Bernal, author of *Black Athena*, will debate, with participating scholars, modern ideas of the origins of Western Civilization, the fate of academic standards and the threat to academic freedom.
This debate will run from April 22nd through the month of May and will be sponsored by Basic Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. We invite you to subscribe to this free debate by sending an e-mail message to:
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Date: Tue, 2 Apr 1996 16:49:04 GMT-5 From: H-AFRICA---Mel Page <AFRICA@ETSUARTS.EAST-TENN-ST.EDU> Subject: NET: "The Athena Debate"
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