UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
UC0NN AFRICA NOTES vol. 6, no. 8 (October 27, 1998)
UPCOMING EVENTS AT UCONN
Nov. 2. Film. The Blue Eyes of Yonta (Guinea-Bissau, 1991). Monteith 143, 6 pm.
Nov. 5. Talk. Jeffrey Lefebvre (Political Science). Dilemmas in the Horn: Eritrean Independence and Regional Crises. Monteith 119, noon-1:15 pm.
Nov. 6. Ethnic Dinner and after dinner talk and slide show on Madagascar by Professor John Silander (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, U.Conn). 6:00 pm. Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Wilbur Cross Building, Storrs campus. Tickets are $27 for Museum members and $32 for nonmembers. For tickets call: 860-486-4460.
UPCOMING EVENTS REGIONALLY
Oct. 28. Talk. Dr. Julius Spencer (Min. of Information, Tourism, and Culture, Sierra Leone). Restoring Democracy in Africa: the Case of Sierra Leone. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, noon-1:30 pm.
Oct. 30. Film. Hyenas (Senegal, 1992). BU School of Management, 595 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 6:00 pm, free.
Oct. 30. Social hour/Dinner/Evening entertainment on behalf of BOCED (Buguruka Orphans and Community Economic Development). With Rev.Justinian Rweyemamu, President of BOCED, and The Honorable Dr. Daudi Mwakawago, Tanzanian Ambassador to the United Nations. Groton Motor Inn, 5:30 pm onwards. For info contact: Rev. Rweyemamu. TEL: 860-464-7200; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 30. Talk. Barbara Browning (NYU). Dancing the Good Mother: African Diasporic Cultural "Contagion" and "Healing". Luce Hall, Yale U, 34 Hillhouse, 2:00 pm.
Nov. 3. Talk. John Middleton (Yale). Ethnography: Peasants and Merchants. Luce Hall, Yale U. 4:00 pm.
Nov. 3. Talk. Edward Kissi (Yale). Socialism, Revolution and Ethnic Nationalism in Ethiopia, 1974-1977. Coolidge Hall, Harvard U, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:30-6:00 pm.
Nov. 9. Talk. Peter Alegi (BU). Contract of Joy: Players and Supporters in South African Soccer, c. 1940-1976. ASC, BU, noon-1:30 pm. _____________________________________________________________________________
25TH ANNUAL THIRD WORLD CONFERENCE will be held March 17-20, 1999, at the Swissotel, Chicago. The theme will be Third World and Global Development: Reconstruction and Redefinition. For info: Roger Oden and Winberg Chai, Co-Chairs, Third World Conf. Foundation, 1507 E. 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4509. ______________________________________________________________________________
UCONN AFRICA NOTES is published electronically each Monday morning during the academic year by the Center for Contemporary African Studies at the University of Connecticut. Anyone wishing to be on the mailing list should send their E-mail address to Larry W. Bowman. We will happily list and publicize Africa-related activities occurring throughout Southern New England. Send info directly to Larry W. Bowman, Director, CCAS, Dept. of Political Science, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269; TEL: 860-486-3355; FAX: 860-486-3347; E-mail: email@example.com
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 10:23:36 -0500 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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