Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 18 (March 10, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 18 (March 10, 1997)

vol. 4, no. 18 (March 10, 1997)


March 11. Talk. Shaheen Mozaffar (Bridgewater State U.) Assessing the Potential for Survival of Presidential Democracies in Africa. Monteith 119, 12:15-1:30 p.m.

March 14. Film. The Gods Must be Crazy (South Africa). Video Theater 1, Babbidge Library, 3-5 p.m.


March 12. Talk. David Beach (U. Zimbabwe). An Innocient Woman Unjustly Accused? Charwe, Medium of the Nehanda Mhondoro Spirit, and the 1896-1897 Central Shona Rising in Zimbabwe. Harvard African Seminar, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge. 4:30 p.m.

March 13. Talk. Amb. Alimamy Bangura (Former Amb. of Sierra Leone to the U.S.). Ghana and the West African Region. Founders Hall, Adm. Building, CCSU, New Britain. 1:30-3:30 p.m. and...

March 13. Talk. Kaia Calhoun (Theatre Unit, CCSU). Reflections on Ghana.Room 107, DiLoreto Hall, CCSU. 4:00-5:30 p.m. Both talks are part ofCCSUs Ghana History Week celebrations. For info on all CCSU events call Dr. Gloria Emeagwali 860-832-2815

March 17. Talk. Kwamina Panford (Northeastern U). Observations on theElections and Transition in Ghana, 1992-6. Boston U., ASC, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. noon-1:30 p.m.

March 17. Talk. J. H. Kwabena Nketia (Univ. of Ghana). The Arts in Contemporary Contexts: An Overview of Trends and Challenges. Music Building, Harvard U., Cambridge. 12:30 p.m.

March 22. Talk. Mark Bessire (Harvad U.). The Art of Identity: African Sculpture from the Teel Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard U. 11:30 a.m.

March 24. Talk. Rachid Adnani (Dartmouth College). The Berber Literary Renaissance in Morocco. Boston U, ASC, 270 Bay State Road. noon-1:30 p.m.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Anthology on Women and African Colonial History. The editors are looking for scholars with primary research in Africa. For info: Dr. Jean Allman, History Dept, U. Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Tel: 612-626-7597; FAX: 612=624-7096; E-mail: Abstracts are due by April 30, 1997.

NEW ELECTRONIC JOURNAL: The Center for African Studies at the Univ. of Florida invites submissions to its new Electronic Journal, AFRICAN STUDIES QUARTERLY. This is an interdisciplinary, fully-refereed publication of scholarly writings on Africa. It is different from other journals, however, in that: it is the first U.S. electronic journal; it isavailable at no charge to scholars who have access to the world wide web;the electronic format allows for rapid turnaround; submissions can be'printed' within three months. The first issues of the journal will bepublished on the WWW May 1, 1997, and will be found at:
For info: Editorial Committee, African Studies Quarterly, Center for Africa Studies, 427 Grinter Hall, U. Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. E-mail:

COTE D'IVOIRE: Several Ivoirin newspapers including Fraternite Matin, Le Jour, La Voie, and La Nouvelle Republique are now available on Africa Online: then select "Les infos"

Items for inclusion in UCONN AFRICA NOTES should be sent directly to Larry W. Bowman, Dept. of Political Science, Univ. of Conn., Storrs, CT 06268. or by FAX 860-486-3347 or E-mail:

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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