UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE TUESDAY BULLETIN Issue No. 4 Spring
2002 January 29, 2002 Weekly News from the AFRICAN
STUDIES CENTER MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 100 INTERNATIONAL
EAST LANSING MI 48824-1035 For back issues, see archive <http://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies>
MSU ANNOUNCEMENTS OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
January 30, Wednesday
MSU Study Abroad Fair, Second Floor, MSU Union, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For further details about the Study Abroad Fair contact the Study Abroad Office, 109 International Center; tel: 353-8920; or visit the website at: http://studyabroad.msu.edu.
January 31, Thursday
"Language Policy in African Education: A Comparative Perspective," African Studies Center Brown Bag with Joe Lauer, Africana Librarian and International Collections Coordinator (MSU, Library), 12:00 noon, 201 International Center.
February 7, Thursday
"Creating a Multi-lingual, Multi-cultural Digital Library for West African Sources," African Studies Center Brown Bag with Professor David Robinson, Cheikh Babou, and Bartek Plichta (History Dept., MSU), 12:00 noon, 201 International Center.
Center for Language Education and Research
The Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) announces it's 2002 Summer workshops. CLEAR is a Language Resource Center whose goal is to support the teaching and learning of foreign languages in the United States by facilitating foreign language research, materials development, and professional training programs. Following are a list of workshops and their scheduled dates for 2002:
June 17-19, 2002 Teaching Writing in the Foreign Language Classroom
June 20-22, 2002 Using Communicative Activities in a Grammar-Based Curriculum
June 25-28, 2002 Promoting Motivation and Interest in Foreign Languages Inside and Outside of the Classroom
July 9-12, 2002 Basic Web Pages for Late Bloomers
July 15-19, 2002 Beyond Web Pages
July 22-26, 2002 Putting Flash into your Course
July 29 - August 2, 2002 Materials Development Marathon: Creating Online Communicative Activities from Start to Finish
August 5-6, 2002 Developing and Managing a Tutorial-based Language Program for LCTLs
To apply, complete an application by applying online at http://clear.msu.edu Application fee is waived if postmarked no later than March 29, 2002.
For more information contact CLEAR at: A712 Wells Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027; web site: http://clear.msu.edu
2002 NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers
"Writing Africa: Comparative African and European Palavers and Perspectives," is the title of this five-week seminar to be held June 24-July 26, 2002. The submission deadline is March 1, 2002. For specific details contact Professor Maureen N. Eke, Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859; Tel: (989) 774-2660; Fax: (989) 774-1271; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institute for International Cooperation and Development, Michigan (IICD-MI)
The IICD and HUMANA PEOPLE TO PEOPLE work in cooperation to provide an opportunity for volunteers willing to face challenging questions of poverty and inequality, dedicated to creating positive development. These volunteers are called Development Instructors. By joining an IICD program, Development Instructors will be able to experience first hand what it means to have an impact on this world and it's people. Experience is gained by being part of community development projects in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
For more information about IICD write: IICD-MI, 56968 Daily Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047; Phone: (616) 782-0450; Fax: (616) 783-1382; email: email@example.com.
Message-Id: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 12:09:48 -0500 From: MSU African Studies Center <email@example.com> Subject: Tuesday Bulletin No. 4
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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