UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE TUESDAY BULLETIN
Issue No. 14, Fall 2000
December 12, 2000
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>
This is the last bulletin of the year. The next bulletin will be out on January 9, 2001.
Study Abroad Fair
The MSU Study Abroad Fair will take place January 31, 2001 on the second floor of the MSU Union from 2:00 until 6:00p.m. The Fair will give students interested in MSU Study Abroad Programs the opportunity to learn more about the programs, talk with former participants and college academic advisors and financial aid representatives, and win prizes. For more information, contact the MSU Office of Study Abroad, 109 International Center, MSU. Phone: (517)353-8920; or visit http://studyabroad.msu.edu.
Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century
To mark the beginning of the 21st century, and encouraged by Professor Ali Mazrui, the Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) has launched the international compilation of Africa's 100 Best Books. Nominations will be sought throughout the African continent and internationally. A comprehensive list of all nominations will be published at the ZIBF in August 2001, and the final list will be announced in March 2002. For more information about the list or to submit a nomination, contact Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare Gardens, PO Box CY1179, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe. Phone: 263 4 702104; Fax: 263 4 702129; E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or vist the website at http://zibf.org.
Midwest Graduate Conference- Evanston, IL
The 6th Annual Midwest Graduate Conference in African Studies will be hosted by Northwestern University, beginning March 30th to April 1st, 2001 in Evanston, Illinois. The conference theme is "Re-envisioning Africa: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in African Studies."Graduate students from all disciplines and at all stages of their careers are invited to present their work in a friendly and collegial atmosphere. The deadline for sending abstracts has been postponed until January 1, 2001. For further details email: Afro6commune@yahoo.com.or visit the website at: http://nuinfo.nwu.edu/african-studies/6thgradconf.htm
African/Diaspora History - U/M-Flint
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure- track assistant professorship in African/Diaspora history, starting Fall Semester 2001. Teaching responsibilities include courses in African and African- Diaspora History, comparative survey courses, and introductory courses in Africana Studies. A Ph.D. in Africana Studies or History, teaching experience in African/African-Diaspora History, a commitment to curriculum globalization, and research promise are required. Doctoral candidates near completion (within 6 months of doctorate-in-hand) are also invited to apply.
A letter of application, c.v., two writing samples, official transcripts from terminal degree granting institution, name and telephone numbers of three telephone references (professionals), and three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Chair, Search Committee, Department of Africana Studies, 446 French Hall, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan 48502. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. The University of Michigan-Flint is a nondiscriminatory/Affirmative Action Employer.
College of Arts and Sciences-U. of San Francisco
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropology, Communication Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, History, Media Studies, Sociology, or Theology/Religious Studies with specialty in African Studies who can teach in an interdisciplinary program. The position will be at the Assistant Professor level, pending approval and funding. Teaching responsibilities may include lower and upper division courses centered on Africa as well as in the candidate's area of specialization.
Submit a letter of application, c.v., graduate transcripts, copies of recent publications, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability including copies of complete teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to:African Studies Search Committee, c/o Gerardo Marin, University of San Francisco, Harney 243, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Applications must be received by January 15, 2001, in order to ensure full consideration.
Message-Id: <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 09:39:35 -0500 From: MSU African Studies Center <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Tuesday Bulletin No. 14
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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