UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Feb. 16, 1998)

UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Feb. 16, 1998)

vol. 5, no. 4 (Feb. 16, 1998)


Feb. 16.Talk.Amb. Olara A. Otunnu (President, International Peace Academy).The Children of the World in Jeopardy.Amb. Otunnu is the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the UN for Children in Armed Conflict. African American Cultural Center, 4:00 p.m.

Feb. 23.Film. Flame (Zimbabwe 1996). Monteith 143, 6 p.m.

Feb. 25.Talk.Ina Ruth Sarin (UConn). Memory and Identity in the Oral Tales of the Ethiopian Jews. Dodd Center,12:15 p.m.

Feb. 26.Round Table Discussion on Africa:Lucy Creevey, Mohamed Dahmani, Mohamed Hussein, Richard Vengroff.Dodd Center, 7:30 p.m. Cosponsored by CCAS and the World Federalist Association of Mansfield.


Feb. 18.Talk.Dr. Michael Merson, M.D. The AIDS Epidemic Here and Abroad:What Happened, Why, and What is Next?St. Anthony Hall, 483 College St. (cor. College/Wall), Yale U, New Haven. 8:00 p.m.

Feb. 18.Talk.Daniel Posner (Harvard).Party System and Ethnic Cleavage Structures in Zambia.Coolidge Hall, 1737 Cambridge St., Harvard U.4:00 p.m.

Feb. 18.Talk.Martin Kilson (Harvard) and Zephirin Diabre (Burkina Faso). How Inter-Ethnic Relations Effect International Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa.305 Emerson, Harvard Yard, Harvard U. 8 p.m.

Feb. 19.Talk.Augustin Gatera (UNESCO). The Politics of Language in Africa and Eastern Europe.Yale Law School.4 p.m.

Feb. 19.Andrew Horn (U. South Pacific).Theatre in Africa: Docility and Dissent.Rm. 133, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St. Harvard U. 2:30-4 p.m.

Feb. 20.Africa Night. One act play, "The Wheel", by Ken Saro-Wiwa. Interactive Drumming led by Maxwell Amoh. Other presentations, food. Fellow Lounge, Calhoun College, 189 Elm, Yale. For info:

Feb. 20-21.Film Festival.Arab Women Make Films. Six films (from Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Western Sahara, Palestine) will be screened: 7:30 p.m. on Friday eve at the Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the McDougal Graduate Student Center, 320 York St., Yale U., New Haven.All films and lunch on Saturday are free.

Feb. 23.Talk.Duma Baqwa (U. Cape Town).The Black Consciousness Movement and the Transformation of South Africa.African Studies Center, Boston U.,270 Bay State Rd. Boston.noon-1:30 p.m.

Feb. 24.Talk.Kwesi Botchwey (Harvard).The Political Economy of Policy Reform and Management in Ghana. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale U.4 p.m. _________________________________________________________

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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