MSU Tuesday Bulletin, 03/23/10
Topics covered in this issue: Events | Announcements |Conferences
Thursday, March 25, 2010
"The Neurocognitive Effects of HIV Subtype in Ugandan Children," African Studies Center
Brown Bag talk with Michael Boivin, Faculty (Neurology & Ophthalmology, MSU), 12:00
noon, Room 201 International Center.
Friday, March 26, 2010
"Old and New Diasporas: Collaboration on New Frames in Black Studies Programming,"
Panel discussion featuring Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Dean (Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts,
and Presidential Professor of African American History, Loyola Marymount University, Los
Angeles, CA) and Curtis Stokes, Jualynne Dodson, Geneva Smitherman, Ken Harrow and James
Pritchett, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Room 303 International Center.
Friday, March 26, 2010
"African Diasporas: Toward a Global History," African Studies Center Prominent
Africanist Lecture with Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Dean (Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, and
Presidential Professor of African American History, Loyola Marymount University, Los
Angeles, CA), 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., 3rd Floor International Center. Reception following
Thursday, April 1, 2010
"Developing School-based Health Care Services For Primary School Children in Rural
South Africa," African Studies Center Brown Bag talk with Patricia Peek, Faculty (College
of Nursing, MSU), 12:00 noon, Room 201 International Center.
Africa Past and Present Podcast
"Africa Past and Present" is a podcast about history, culture, and politics in Africa hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb. It is produced by MATRIX - The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at MSU (http://www.matrix.msu.edu). Listen and subscribe to the biweekly podcast at: http://afripod.aodl.org/.
2011-2012 Faculty & Student Fulbright Workshops
The MSU Office of International Studies and Programs cordially invites faculty,
graduate students and students graduating in 2011 to attend a Fulbright Scholarship
Program Informational Workshop. Schedules are following:
- MSU STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2011
Thursday, April 1, 2010, Room 303 International Center, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
- MSU GRADUATE STUDENTS
Monday, April 5, 2010, Room 303 International Center, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
- MSU FACULTY AND PROFESSIONALS
Tuesday, April 6, 2010, Room 303-305 International Center, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
In these workshops participants will be informed about the objectives, requirements,
and deadlines for each program as well as how to: 1) develop a more competitive
application, 2) select a host country, 3) make necessary host country contacts, and 4)
solicit winning letters of recommendation. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
Grants are provided to students, faculty, and professionals who undertake graduate
study, advanced research, or teaching at the elementary, secondary, or university level in
more than 140 countries. Most grantees choose their own programs. Projects may include
university course work, independent library or field research, classes in an academic
institution, a music conservatory, art school, or on special projects in the social or
life sciences. The grants pay for air travel, a monthly living stipend, health and
accident insurance and in some cases, tuition waivers and/or a research allowance.
To attend a workshop please register with Kathy Riel at 355-2350 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the Fulbright Program, contact Professor Frank M. D'Itri, the MSU Fulbright Program Advisor, at email@example.com.
David Robinson and the Writing of African History
The MSU History department is hosting a conference in honor of Dr. David Robinson's work in the field of African History. The conference will convene at Michigan State University on April 30-May 1, 2010. Please visit the following website for conference program at: http://drconference.wordpress.com. Direct inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D.