UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6,No. 24 (April 12, 1999)
UPCOMING EVENTS AT UCONN
April 12. Film. The Blue Eyes of Yonta (Guinea-Bissau, 1991). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.
April 19. Talk. Finzan (Mali, 1990). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.
April 21. Talk. Robert Dewar's talk on Madagascar set for today is CANCELLED and will be rescheduled in the Fall semester.
UPCOMING EVENTS REGIONALLY
April 13. Talk. Fabien Eboussi-Boulaga (Catholic U. of Yaounde). Cheikh Anta and the Idea of an African Civilisation. Coolidge Hall, Harvard, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:30-6:00 pm.
April 14. Talk. Michael Shurkin (Yale). The Jewish Question and French Colonialism in Algeria, 1830-1871. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse. 4:30 pm.
April 14. Lecture-Demonstration. Randy Weston (Composer and Pianist). A Spiritual Awakening of African Rhythms. Music Building, Harvard, Oxford St., Cambridge. Free. 4:15 pm.
April 14-15. Conference. Health and Social Change in East Africa. Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St., Cambridge. For Info contact: Mary Bigelow, TEL: 617-432-2558; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 15. Talk. Ben Diogaye Beye (Senegalese Filmmaker). Historique du Cinema African. Sever Hall, Harvard. 5:30 pm.
April 16. Talk. Gunnar Kvale (U. Bergen, Norway). The HIV-AIDS Epidemic in Tanzania: Impact of Preventive Activities? Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard, 9 Bow St., 4:30-6 pm.
April 17. Tenth Annual Africa Day, Smith College, Northampton. The theme of the day is Women and Social Change in Africa and the Diaspora. There will be a Keynote Address by Nahid Toubia (Sudanese surgeon, scholar and activist), Female Genital Mutilation in the Context of Activism and the Self-Determination and Autonomy of African Women, at 2 pm in Wright Hall. The talk will be followed by a dinner, cultural show, and party lasting late into the evening. For info contact: Jessica Horn, E-mail: email@example.com.
April 20-21. AFRICA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 1999. Hosted by the Connecticut Dept. of Economic and Community Development, Travelers Education Center, 200 Constitution Plaza, Hartford. For info call James Nicholas, TEL: 860-270-8061, or see the conference website: www.state.ct.us/ecd/africa'99
April 21. Talk. Nancy Jacobs (Brown U). The Great Bophuthatswana Donkey
Massacre: The Politics of Class and Grass. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse,
April 22. Talk. The Tenth Annual Bradford Morse Distinguished Lecture. Carolyn Brown (Rutgers U.) Cowboys, Letterwriters, and Dancing Women: Identity and Struggles over Space, Leisure, and Time in Enugu, Nigeria 1914-1955. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. 4:00 pm.
April 22. William Foltz (Yale). Democratization and the African Military. CFIA, Harvard, 104 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge. 4:00 pm
April 23. Tamara Giles-Vernick (U. Virginia). Cutting the Vines of the Past: Environmental Histories of Loss in the Sangha River Basin. Institution for Social & Policy Studies, Yale, 77 Prospect St. 11 am - 1 pm.
April 26. William Lindeke (Univ. of Lowell). Namibian Foreign Policy Since Independence. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. noon-1:130 pm ____________________________________________________________________________ Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 08:30:53 -0400 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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