Uconn Africa Notes, vol. 4, no. 11 (January 21, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, vol. 4, no. 11 (January 21, 1997)


Friday, Jan. 24. Opening Reception. Panoramas of Passage: Changing Landscapes of South Africa. The work of 82 South African artists will be featured. Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. West Hartford. The opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Thereafter the show will run until March 3, 1997. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues-Fri; and noon-4 p.m. Sat/Sun.

Sunday, Jan. 26. Performance. Abdoulaye Sall, African Rhythm, a West-African Music and Dance Company. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard U. 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 27. Talk. Houdita Moustafa (Harvard U.) Localizing the Global with the 'Ordinary Cosmopolitans': Dakorois Fashion, Multiple Layers and Stylized Debates. African Studies Center, Boston U. 270 Bay State Rd., noon-1:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 2. Opening Reception. Gakunju Kaigwa (Kenya). MK Gallery, 100 Grey Rock Place, Stamford, CT., 1-6 p.m. (Tel: 203-348-4860). Mr. Kaigwa is a sculptor from Nairobi.

Monday, Feb. 3. Reception. The MK Gallery will hold a reception for the Kenyan Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Benjamin Kipkorir, from 4-6 p.m., in conjunction with the Kaigwa exhibit mentioned above.


CALL FOR PAPERS: The African World in Transition. The 22nd annual New York State African Studies Association, Russell Sage Colege, Try, NY, June 10-12, 1997. Send abstract of paper by March 156, 1997 to: Igho Apena, Global Studies Dept, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY 12180. Tel: 518-270-2369; Fax: 518-271-4545; Email:

EXHIBIT: Correspondences: African Scupture, The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. The show will run through March 2, 1997. The material exhibited is largely from the former Congo Empire (now Zaire).

CONFERENCE: Ohio University's 12th Annual African Educational Research Symposium, Feb. 21-22, 1997. The theme of this year's symposium is Politics and Education in Africa. For info: Professor Sally Navin, Tel: 614-593-4444; FAX: 614-593-0799; Email:

CONFERENCE: South African Historical Society, Univ. of Pretoria, July 6-9, 1997. Theme: Land and Social Problems in the History of South Africa. For info: Cobus Ferreira, SAHS Secretary, Dept. of History, Univ. of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa.FAX: 011-27-12-420-2698; Email:

JOBS: The African Studies Department at Wellesley College invites applications for one senior and one junior tenure-track position beginning Sept. 1997. For Info: Search Committee Dept. of African Studies, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02181

GLOBAL EXCHANGE is offering four grassroots trips in Africa in 1997: two each to Senegal and to South Africa. The focus is to meet with grassroots organizations and community development groups. Each trip will last approximately 2 weeks. For info: Shirabe Yamada, 2017 Mission St., #303, San Francisco, CA 94110, Tel: 800-497-1994, ext. 242 or email:

Items for inclusion in UCONN AFRICA NOTES can be sent to Larry W. Bowman at the email address above or: Dept. of Political Science, U-24, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269. FAX: 860-486-3347.


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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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