UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 9 (March. 30, 1998)

UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 9 (March. 30, 1998)

Vol. 5, no. 9 (March 30, 1998)


April 6.Film.Kasarmu Ce (Nigeria, 1991). Monteith 143 free, 6:00 pm


April 1.Talk.Walter Carrington (Du Bois Inst.) Nigeria and the Future of Military Rule in West Africa.HIIID, 1 Eliot St., Harvard U., Cambridge.4:00 pm

April 2.Talk.Charles Ambler (U. Texas) The Culture of Movie- Going in Colonial British Central Africa.Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale.4:00 pm

April 3.Talk.Catherine and David Newbury (U. North Carolina). Rethinking Rwandan Historiography:Bringing the Peasants Back In. Inst. for Social and Policy Studies, 77 Prospect, Yale U. 11:00 am

April 4-5.OPEN HOUSE: SHONA GALLERY.290 Pratt St, Meriden CT. 10 am-5 pm.Call for directions:203-238-2655, and see their new

April 6.Talk.Paul Berliner (Northwestern U) "For the History": the Strange Disappearance of KX, Master Zimbabwean Musician and Mbira Maker.ASC, Boston U, 270 Bay State Road, noon-1:30 p.m.

April 7.Bradford Morse Distinguished Lecture.Paul Berliner (Northwestern U) Musical Imagination and Meaning in Zimbabwe's Mbira Music:Ever-Changing Patterns of Performance and Reception; School of Law, Boston U., 765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 4:00 pm A reception will follow. ___________________________________________________________

FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships.See the following Website for a listing of FLAS Fellowships for Summer 1998 programs:

EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL TO AFRICA:Tours are offered by the Association of African Studies Programs.For info: Prof. Harold Rogers, 19 S. LaSalle St., Suite 310, Chicago, IL 60603. TEL:312-443-0929

CALL FOR PAPERS:28TH Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden Univ., The Netherlands, Aug. 31-Sept.2, 1998. For info:Prof. Gerrit J. Dimmendaal. E-mail:GJDimmendaal@rulcri.LeidenUniv.NL

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS:The South-South exchange program for research on the history of development (SEPHIS) offers doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships under the sub-themes of The Forging of Nationhood and the Contest over Citizenship, Ethnicity, and History; and Equity, Exclusion and Liberalization.For info: SEPHIS Grants Program,International Institute of Social History, Cruquisweg 31, 1019 AT Amesterdam, The Netherlands. TEL:3120-463-63-95; Website:

CALL FOR PAPERS:The Journal of African Policy Studies. Contact: Moses K. Tesi, Managing Editor, Journ of African Policy Studies, Box X016,Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

TEACH IN AFRICA:Contact the Institute for Cooperation and Development for opportunities to work in Mozambique and Zambia. Website:www.iicd.-volunteer.orgTEL:413-458-9828

BLACK VOICES:A new website focused on Afrocentric culture, worldwide.For info:Barry Cooper, founder and general manager of Black Voices,; Website: ___________________________________________________________

UCONN AFRICA NOTES is published electronically each Monday 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 ocurring throughout Southern New England. Items for inclusion should be sent directly to Larry W. Bowman, Director, CCAS, Dept. of Political Science, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269;;FAX:860-486-3347

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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