UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 23 (April 5, 1999)
Saturday, April 10. First Meeting of the CONNECTICUT FACULTY CONSORTIUM ON AFRICA. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Campus Center, Trinity College, Hartford. ALL CONNECTICUT-BASED FACULTY WORKING ON AFRICA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. Parking will be available along Summit Street. Two papers will be presented with discussion and comments invited: Marion Doro (Connecticut College), Evaluating the Literature of African Democratization in the 1990s; and Sonia Lee (Trinity), Sheherazade and he Sisters: A Study of African Women's Essays Written in French. Anyone needing directions should call Larry Bowman (860-486-3355) or Michael Niemann (860-297-2431).
UPCOMING EVENTS AT UCONN
April 5. Film. Xala (Senegal, 1974). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.
April 12. Film. The Blue Eyes of Yonta (Guinea-Bissau, 1991). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.
UPCOMING EVENTS REGIONALLY
April 6. Talk. Olufemi Akinola (U. Asmara). Eritrea, Africa's First New Nation-State? Collidge Hall, Harvard, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge. 4:30-6:00 pm.
April 7. Talk. David Schoenbrun (U. Georgia). Constructing Africa's Ancient Cultural History in the Great Lakes Region. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 4 pm.
April 8. Philip Verwimp (Yale). The Debates in Belgium on the Rwandan Genocide. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse. 1:30 pm.
April 12. Talk. Larry W. Bowman (UConn). Democracy and Development in Mauritius: Challenges for the New Century. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, noon-1:30 pm.
April 13. Talk. Fabien Eboussi-Boulaga (Catholic U. of Yaounde). Cheikh Anta and the Idea of an African Civilization. Coolidge Hall, Harvard, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:30-6:00 pm.
April 14-15. Conference. Health and Social Change in East Africa. Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St., Cambridge. For program contact Mary Bigelow, TEL: 6170432-2558; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 see the Conference Website: www.state.ct.us/ecd/africa'99
ENCARTA AFRICA. This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Black History and Culture on a CD-rom with multimedia aspects (over 2,500 audio and film clips, maps, charts, and tables) that make it useful for high-tech classroom use. The Sociology Dept. at UConn owns a copy. UConn faculty who wish to use it may check it out from Jeanne Monty (486-4423).
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 09:29:43 -0400 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES
Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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