UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
THE TUESDAY BULLETIN
Issue No.9 Spring 2002
March 12, 2002
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>
March 12, Tuesday
Workshop on Faculty Fulbright Opportunities, with Debra Egan, Assistant Director for Africa and the Western Hemisphere at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Room 201, International Center. RSVP to Francoise St. Onge at 355-2350, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 13, Wednesday
"African Rock Art," an illustrated lecture by David Coulson and Alec Campbell, internationally known experts on prehistoric rock art in Africa, 8:00 p.m., 108 Kresge Art Center.
March 14, Thursday
"Swahili Musical Aesthetics: Traditional Innovation," African Studies Center Brown Bag with Kelly Askew, Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, (Univ. of Michigan), 12:00 noon, Room 201, International Center.
March 15, Friday
"Urbanization and Labor Migration as Gendered Processes in Maputo, Mozambique, 1947-1975: Two Tales of a City," CASID forum with Jeanne Marie Penvenne, Associate Professor of History (Tufts University), 12:00 noon, Room 201, International Center.Co-sponsored by Society for International Development, African Studies Center, Women and International Development and Department of History at MSU.
March 15, Friday
"Hear Our Voices! Women and the Transformation of South African Higher Education," presentation by Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Educational Administration (College of Education, MSU), 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Ohio State Room, 3rd Floor MSU Union. RSVP by March 13th at 353-1635. Co-sponsored by the Academic Women of Color and MSU Women's Resource Center. Refreshments served.
March 21, Thursday
"New Directions and Projects in MSU Partnerships in South Africa," African Studies Brown Bag with David Wiley, Director (ASC and Professor of Sociology, MSU) and other Colleagues, 12:00 noon, Room 201, International Center.
March 22, Friday
"Student Politics: Alternative Trends in International Perspective," Raines Colloquium with Philip Altbach, PhD, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Room 252 Erickson Hall. Sponsored by The Higher Adult, and Lifelong Education Program (MSU).
Africa Culture Week 2002
"Change on the Horizon: Africa Unite," is the theme for the 2002 Africa Culture Week at MSU. The annual event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20th to Saturday, March 23rd. This year's program will focus specifically on HIV/AIDS and Women and children in Africa.
Mark your calendars to attend the mid-week programs, as well as the Grand Gala on Saturday. The Gala features a Production celebrating African culture, a fashion show, dinner, dances, skits, and other performances. Following are planned events for the week:
Africa Culture Week 2002
Change on the Horizon
Wednesday, March 20thErickson Kiva
Know Africa: 7:00 p.m.
- African film followed by discussion
Thursday, March 21stInternational Center Library Student
Panel: 7:00 p.m.
- Panel of students discussing HIV/AIDS in the African Diaspora community. Moderator:John Lacey
Friday, March 22ndMSU Union
Children's Day: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
-Story telling, drumming, face painting, etc. for children.
Keynote Address: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
-Talk focusing on African Women and children. Keynote speakers are Mrs. Ceesay, former member of the Gambian Parliament and Dr. Margaret Aguwa.
Saturday, March 23rd: East Lansing Hannah Center
6:00p.m.(Banquet) -8:00 p.m. (Performance/show)
-Production celebrating African culture. Fashion show, dances, skits, food and much more. Tickets to be sold soon.
For more information, contact: Lanre Williams, e-mail: email@example.com,(517) 353-2747; or Mary Mugala, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, (517-337-4818).
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From: MSU African Studies Center <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Tuesday Bulletin No. 9
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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