Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 17 (March 3, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 17 (March 3, 1997)

Vol. 4, no. 17 (March 3, 1997)


March 4. Talk and Book Signing. Lucy McNeece (French Studies). Art and Politics in Duras' "India Cycle". UConn Coop, 4:00 p.m.

March 4. Talk. Ruth Steinkraus-Cohen will speak on Kofi Annan, the new Secretary General of the United Nations. Room 162, Dodd Center, 8:00 p.m.

March 7. Film. Touki Bouki (Senegal). Babbidge Library, Video Theater 1, 3:00 p.m.

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 5. Talk. Michael Bratton (Michigan State). Political Participation in New Democracies: International Considerations from Zambia. CFIA, Harvard U, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge. 4:00 p.m.

March 6. Talk. Shadrack Gutto (Witswatersrand U.). Constitutionalism and Affirmative Action in the New South Africa. Pound 201, Harvard U. Law School. 4:30 p.m.

March 6. Talk. Jabulani Tafari, Issues between African-Americans and Caribbean Americans. Gengras Student Union, Univ. of Hartford. 6:30 p.m.

March 6. Film. Afrique, Je Te Plumerai (Cameroon, 1992). Luce Hall, Yale U., 34 Hillhouse Ave. New Haven. 7:00 p.m.


SUMMER STUDY PROGRAM. African Literature and History (June 24- August 7, 1997) in South Africa. For Info: Northwestern University Summer Session. Tel: 1-800-FINDSNU; FAX: 847-491-3660;

CONFERENCE: Africa in a Changing World, Seventh All-Russia Conference of Africanists, October 1-3, 1997. For info: Dr. Yuri Ilyin, Inst. of African Studies, 30/1 Spiridonovka St., Moscow, Russia 103001. Fax: 7 (095) 202-07-86; E-mail:

AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL: African Studies Center, Michigan State U., April 18-19, 1997. The works of Bassek ba Kohbio, Djibril Diop Mambety, Gaston Kabore, Ngozi Onwurah, Flora M'Mbugu-Schelling, Salem Mekuria, and Tsitsi Dangarembga will be featured. For info: Tel: 517-353-1700.


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

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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