UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE TUESDAY BULLETIN
Issue No. 14, Spring 2001
April 17, 2001
Weekly News from the AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 100 INTERNATIONAL CENTER
EAST LANSING MI 48824-1035
For back issues, see archive <http://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies>
April 18, Wednesday
"The Future of Nigerian Universities," Special Seminar with Professor Francis Okafor, Faculty (Finance & Deputy Vice Chancellor, Univ of Nigeria-Enugu Campus), 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., Room 204, International Center.
April 18, Wednesday
MSU Women's Council presents Maya Angelou, 7p.m., MSU Auditorium. Cost: $5 students; $8-non-students. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 19, Thursday
"Seizure Disorders in Rural Zambia: The Epileptic Outcast," African Studies Center Brown Bag with Gretchen Birbeck, Faculty (Dept. of Neurology and Epidemiology, MSU), 12:00 noon, Room 201, International Center.
April 23, Monday
The Student Organization SISTAHS will host distinguished novelist, poet and award-winning playwright Ntozake Shange in honor of women of color at MSU. SISTAHS will present a Salute to Black Women Graduates at which Shange will be the keynote speaker, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Parlor Rooms A&B, MSU Union. For more information contact the Women's Resource Center at 353-1365.
April 26, Thursday
"From 'Satan's Masterpiece' to the 'Soft Underbelly of Islam:' Race and Gender in Sudan Interior Mission Construction of African Islam, 1890-1990," African Studies Center Brown Bag with Barbara Cooper, Faculty, (Gallatin School, NYU), 12:00 noon, Room 201, International Center.
Call for PapersWID Working Papers Series
MSU's Women and International Development (WID) Working
Papers Series invites submissions for review and publication.
The series focuses on relationships between gender
and global transformation and publishes reports of
empirical studies and projects, theoretical analyses,
and policy discussion that illuminate the processes
of change in the broadest sense. The editors particularly
encourage manuscripts that bridge the gap between research,
policy and practice. For more information contact WID
Publications Series Editor, Attention: Working Papers,
WID Program, 202 Center for International Programs,
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1035,
http://www.isp.msu.edu/wid. Email: WID@msu.edu. Phone: (517) 353-5040. Fax: (517) 432-4845.
The African Women's Development Fund
The African's Women's Development Fund is a fund- raising
and grant-making fund which supports the work of the
African women's movement. The beneficiaries of the
fund will be local, national and regional African women's
organizations working in women's human rights, economic
empowerment, political empowerment and feminist leadership
development. For more information contact Bisi Adeleye
Fayemi, Executive Director, Akina Mama wa Afrika, 334-336
Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7LQ, UK. E-mail:
email@example.com. Phone: +44 (0) 7713 5166. Fax: +44 (0) 7713 1959.
Graduate Fellowships - U of Toronto
The University of Toronto's Faculty of Law has two graduate
fellowships available to individuals from Africa, Latin
America, the Caribbean, Asia or possibly Central or
Eastern Europe. The scholarships are designed to permit
those who currently hold a law degree or equivalent
qualifications to pursue a Master of Laws or Doctor
of Juridical Science degrees. For more information
contact the University of Toronto, 78 Queen's park,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5, Canada; http://www.law.utoronto.ca/.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (416) 978-0213. Fax: (416) 978-2648.
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 16:07:49 -0400
From: MSU African Studies Center <email@example.com> Subject: Tuesday Bulletin No. 14
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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