UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 19 (March 1, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 19 (March 1, 1999)

March 1. Film. Mapantsula (South Africa, 1989). Monteith 143, free, 6:00pm

March 3. Reading and Booksigning. Eleni Coundouritis (English). Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel (Columbia University Press, 1999). UConn Coop, 4:00 pm.


March 3. Conference. Islam in Africa. Dag Hammerskold Lounge, School of Int'l Affairs, Columbia U., 420 W. 118th St., NYC 9:30 am- 3:30 pm. For info call: 212-854-4633.

March 18. Talk. Pauline Peters (Harvard). Deconstructing Market Liberalization: Agricultural Commercialization in Malawi. Coolidge Hall, Harvard, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:00 pm.

April 21. AFRICA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 1999. The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has opened registration for its initial African Business Conference (ABC'99). The conference is designed to facilitate stronger commercial ties between businesses in CT and Sub-Saharan Africa. The conference will hold an opening reception on the evening of April 20th at the Goodwin Hotel and the conference itself will take place on April 21st at the Travelers Educational Center, 200 Constitution Plaza, Hartford. Taking the lead in organizing the conference is James Nicholas, Director of Africa Marketing and Trade for the DECD. For further information and detail contact: James Nicholas, TEL: 860-270-8061; E-mail: or visit the conference website:\ecd\Africa'99 _____________________________________________________________________________

CONFERENCE: African Language Teacher Association, Third Annual Conference, April 15-18, 1999, at Howard University in Washington, DC. For info visit the conference website: www.councilnet/pages/CNET Members ALTA.html

CONFERENCE: National Council for Black Studies, Saint Louis Univ., April 15-17, 1999. The theme is At the Dawn of the New Century: Positioning African Studies for the New Millennium. For info E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________________

UCONN AFRICA NOTES is published electronically each Monday morning during the academic year by the Center for Contemporary African Studies at the University 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. Send info directly to Larry W. Bowman, Director, CCAS, Dept. of Political Science, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. 06269; TEL: 860-486-3355; FAX: 860-486-3347; E-mail: =====================================================================

Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 09:45:44 -0500 Sender: From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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