UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
UCONN AFRICA NOTES
vol 5, no. 5 (Feb. 23, 1998)
UPCOMING EVENTS AT UCONN:
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 (all UConn faculty). Dodd Center, 7:30 p.m.Cosponsored by CCAS and the World Federalist Association of Mansfield.
Feb. 27.Ethnic Dinner, Travelog Talk, and Slide Show.Larry W. Bowman (UConn).The History and Natural History of Mauritius.An ethnic dinner featuring Mauritian food followed by a talk/slide show on this exotic Indian Ocean country.Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Storrs Campus. Reservations need to be made with the Museum of Natural History at UConn.TEL:860-486-4460
Feb. 27.A Caberet in Zaire.Food, Music, and Dancing with Soukouss Music, featuring guitarist Dominic Kanza and the African Rhythm Machine, Student Union Ballroom,8:00 p.m.Cosponsored by AACC, CCAS, SUBOG, and Von Der Mehden.
March 2.Film.Mapantsula (South Africa, 1988). Monteith 143, 6 p.m, free.
UPCOMING EVENTS REGIONALLY:
Feb. 24.Film.Two Dollars with or without a Condom (Ethiopia). On prostitution in Ethiopia.Coolidge Hall, 1737 Cambridge St., Harvard U., 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Feb. 25.Poetry Reading/Lecture.Dennis Brutus(South Africa). Voices for Freedom in South Africa. Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Campus Center, Trinity College, Hartford.4:30 p.m.
Feb. 26.Talk.Susan Grant Lewis (Harvard). Education Reform in Africa.Coolidge Hall, Harvard U. 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Feb. 26.Film.Flame (Zimbabwe, 1996).Luce Hall, Yale U., 34 Hillhouse, Free.7:00 p.m. ____________________________________________________________
WEB SITES FOR STUDY AND WORK IN AFRICA:
National Consortium for Study in Africa:http://www.isp.msu.edu/NCSA
Job Searching from the UPenn site: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/menu_job_srch.html
International Opportunities Program:http://www.uci.edu/~cie/iop/ ______________________________________________________________
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT DISSERTATION WORKSHOPS--Coordinated by the Inst. of International Studies, Berkeley and funded by the Rockefeller Fdn. Open to Sub-Saharan African students currently enrolled in doctoral programs.All expenses will be paid for students accepted to the workshops.
April 15-19, 1998, Queens Univ., Kingston, Ontario. Theme:Research for African Development: Equity, Security, and Sustainability. For info:Dr. B. J. Berman, Dept. of Political Studies. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 4-8, 1998, Univ. of Quebec, Montreal.Theme: Conceptualiser la recherche pour le developpement: enjeux theoriques, methodologuques et practiques.
May 6-10, 1998, Emory U, Atlanta. Theme:Health, Culture and Development.For info:Becky Baldwin, Center for International Studies.E-mail:email@example.com
May 7-10, 1998,Univ. of Illinois, Urbana.Theme:The Arts in Africa's Economic and Political Transitions. For info:Sue Swisher, Center for African Studies.E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
May 8-11, 1998,Univ. of Minnesota, Mpls. Theme:Challenges of Social and Ecological Sustainability in Africa.For info:David Henrikson.E-mail:email@example.com
May 13-16, 1998. Brown Univ, Providence. Theme:African Development in the late 1990s.For info:Louis Putterman, Dept. of Economics. E-mail:Louis_Putterman@brown.edu
June 7-19, 1998.Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison.Theme:Social and Biological Science for Agricultural Development.Two week summer institute for African Agricultural Research.For info:Sharon Kemp, E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
A WEBSITE OFFERING FURTHER DETAILED INFORMATION ON ALL THESE WORKSHOPS CAN BE FOUND AT:http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/RADW/#9798list
UCONN AFRICA NOTES is published electronically each Monday during the academic year by the Center for Contemporary African Studies at the Univ. 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.Items for inclusion should be set directly to Larry W. Bowman, Director, CCAS, Dept. of Political Science, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269; E-mail:email@example.com;FAX:860-486-3347
-- Message-ID:<firstname.lastname@example.org> Date:Mon, 23 Feb 1998 09:57:16 -0500 From: "Larry W. Bowman" <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject:UCONN AFRICA NOTES
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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