UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 6, No. 17 (Feb. 15, 1999)

UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 6, No. 17 (Feb. 15, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol.6, no. 17 (Feb. 15, 1999)


Feb. 15. Film. Flame (Zimbabwe, 1996). Monteith 143, free, 6:00 pm

Feb. 17. Talk. Elliot Fratkin (UMass). Child Health and Nutrition among Rendille Pastoralists in Kenya. Conference Room D (2nd floor), School of Medicine, Health Center, Farmington. Co-sponsored by the UConn Anthropology Club.

Feb. 22. Film. A Dry White Season (USA, 1989). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.

Feb. 24. Talk. Larry W. Bowman (UConn). Democracy and Development in Mauritius: Challenges for the New Century. Monteith 119, noon-1:15 pm. Co-sponsored by the Political Science Dept.

Feb. 26. Performance. A Cabaret in Ethiopia. The New Nile Orchestra and Kiflu Kidane. Student Union Ballroom, free, 8:00 pm. Sponsored by the AACC.


Feb. 16. Talk. Xolela Mangcu (Kennedy School). South Africa's Quest for a New National Identity: Reflections on Democracy, Pluralism and Renaissance. Fainsod Room, Kennedy School, Harvard, 79 JFK St. noon-2:00 pm.

Feb. 18. Panel Discussion: Africa and the 20th Century, with Toyin Falola (Smith), Ify Iweriebor (GAFRIN), and Aisha Samad (CUNY, New York). Davidson Hall/Founders Hall, CCSU, New Britain, 2-4 pm.

Feb. 18. Talk. J. Dirck Stryker (President, Associates for Int'l Resources and Development). The Effects of Policy Reform on Investment, Trade, and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. HIID, Harvard, 1 Eliot St., 4:00 pm.

Feb. 18. Talk. William Schabas (U. Quebec). The Rwandian Genocide and its Legal Aftermath. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 1:30 pm.

Feb. 22. Talk. Walter Sangree (Boston U.) Worship, Work, and Recreation: The Irigwe Annual Subsistence Cycle. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Rd., noon-1:30 pm.

Feb. 24. Talk. Elizabeth Elbourne (McGill/Princeton). Narration from the Invisible Middle: Hybridity and the Invention of Race in a 'Civilised' Rebellion in 19th c. South Africa. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 4:00 pm.

Feb. 26. Talk. Christopher Udry (Yale). Learning and Innovation: The Adoption of Pineapple in Ghana. ISPS, Yale, 77 Prospect, 11 am.-1 pm.

March 1. Talk. Alan Hirsch (BU). ANC Economic Policy. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Rd. noon-1:30 pm. ___________________________________________________________________________

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS. ATTENTION: GRAD STUDENTS. The African Studies Center at BU is now accepting abstracts for its 7th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference scheduled for March 26-27, 1999. Students at all levels of their graduate careers are welcome and research proposals, thesis chapters, methodological papers, or outlines of dissertation proposals are welcome. Abstracts are due by Feb. 22, 1999. For info: Heather Hoag, e-mail:

CALL FOR PAPERS. The Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association will be held in Philadelphia, Nov. 11-14, 1999. Paper deadline is March 15, 1999. For complete info see the ASA website: Studies/Home Page/ASA Menu. html

CALL FOR PAPERS. The 22nd Third World Studies Conference will be held in Omaha, Neb., Oct. 7-9, 1999. For info: Dawn Arnold, Coordinator, College of Continuing Studies, U. Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68128-0361. TEL: 402-595-2325; e-mail: ________________________________________________________________________ Date: Mon, 15 Feb 1999 14:27:09 -0500 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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