UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
Issue No. 14 - 1997-98
November 18, 1997
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/
November 19, Wednesday
"Current Education Reforms in Ghana," Special Guest Lecture with Raymond Bagulo Bening (Acting Vice-Chancellor, University for Development Studies), Room 201, International Center, 12:00 noon.
"Decentralization and Rural Development in Ghana," Department of Geography Colloquium with Raymond Bagulo Bening (Acting Vice-Chancellor, University for Development Studies), Room 304, Natural Science Building, 3:00 p. m.
November 20, Thursday
"The 1997 World Development Report: A Welcome Agenda for Better Policymaking?" African Studies Center Brown Bag with Alice Sindzingre (Centre National de la Recherche Sientifique, Paris), Room 201, International Center, 12:00 noon.
November 21, Friday
"Improving Food Aid Targeting in Ethiopia: A Study of Food Aid Insecurity and Food Aid Distribution," Population Research Group Brown Bag with Daniel Clay (Faculty, Institute of International Agriculture, MSU), Room 309 Berkey Hall, 12:05 - 1:00 p.m.
November 27, Thursday
* No Brown Bag - Thanksgiving Holiday *
Nigerian Federalism A report on the Wilberforce Conference on Nigerian Federalism held in May at Central State University in Ohio has been published by the Association of Nigerian Scholars for Dialogue. The report is edited by Peter Ekeh and one of the contributors is Professor Folu Ogundimu (Faculty, School of Journalism, MSU). ISBN: 0-9660725-0-2. For more information, write to the Association, P. O. Box 2032, Buffalo, NY 14226-2032.
Afro-Cuban religion of western Cuba is part of a program in Cuba from January 3- January 17, 1998 that explores the dynamic relationship between culture and social transformation, with an emphasis on the contemporary expressions of history, art, music and religion. For more information, contact: Field Study Coordinator, Eleggua Project, (800) 818-8840. <email@example.com>; <www.pathcom.com /cancuba>.
Seminars in South Africa Short-term Travel Seminars to South Africa are coordinated by the Center for Global Education at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Two opportunities to meet South Africans and explore the many issues facing the new South Africa are planned for February 4-18, 1998 and June 17 - July 1, 1998. The cost is $3,875, which includes program, room and board and round-trip airfare from New York. For more information, contact: Global Education, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454. (612) 330-1159 or (800) 299-8889. <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.augsburg. edu/global/>.
Trip to Ghana
Winter in Ghana is a trip scheduled for December 27, 1997 - January 9, 1998 in cooperation with the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana. The program, which includes lectures, visits and conversations, costs $2,545 per person. For more information, contact: Dr. W. Ofuatey-Kodjoe, Dept. of Political Science, Queens College and CUNY Graduate School. (718) 997-5470 or (212) 642-2350.
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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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