UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 10 (April 6, 1998)

UConn Africa Notes, Vol. 5, No. 10 (April 6, 1998)

Vol. 5, no. 10 (April 6, 1998)


April 6.Talk. Katherine Snyder (Univ. of Virginia). Agrarian Change and Natural Resource Management Strategies Among the Iraqw of Northern Tanzania. Beach Hall 443,5 p.m.

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

April 13. Film.Tableau Ferraille (Senegal, 1997). Monteith 143, 6 pm.

April 18.Conference on Global Economics. Cosponsored by the Mansfield World Federalists, the Dodd Center, the Center for Business Education, and the St. Thomas Aquinas Center. 12:30 to 5:15 pm at the Dodd Center; 5:30 to 8:45 pm at the St. Thomas Aquinas Center.Maryalice Guilford from the Women's Institute for African Rural Development will present a workshop from 3:15 to 4:15 pm at the Dodd Center.


April 6.Film Screening. Frantz Fanon:Black Skin, White Mask. Personal appearance by director, Isaac Julien. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy, Harvard U.9:30 p.m.

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

April 7.Talk.Dunstan Wei (World Bank). Development by Design: World Bank Policy in Africa.Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale U. 4 pm.

April 8.Talk.Timothy Longman (Vasser). Rwanda Since the Genocide. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale.4 p.m.

April 9.Film.Clando (Cameroun, 1996). Luce Hall, Yale.7 pm

April 13.International Opportunity Dinner: Africa. Wolde's, 89 Arch St., Hartford. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council, Hartford. Father Justinian from Tanzania will speak.$35.006:30 p.m. For info:860-594-4100.

April 13. Talk.Tekalign Wolde-Mariam (Yale).What Sales Contracts Don't Tell:Concealment, Hunting, the Politics of Patronage and the Land Market in Post-Liberation Ethiopia (1941-1974). ASC, Boston U, 270 Bay State Rd. noon-1:30 pm

April 15. Talk. Rene Lemarchand (Smith).US Responses to the Great Lakes Crisis: A Critical Perspective?. ASC, Boston U. noon-1:30 pm

April 15.Talk.Jeffrey Sachs (Harvard).Economic Growth in Africa. HIID, Coolidge Hall, 1737 Cambridge St., Harvard U.4 pm ___________________________________________________________

RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND DECENTRALIZATION IN SENEGAL. On March 18-19, 1998, a conference was held at the Ecole Nationale d'Economie Appliquee in Dakar.The conference was sponsored by the UCONN/ENEA Peanut CRSP Project and the UCONN/ENEA Linkage Program.The PI's of these projects are Boris E. Bravo-Ureta and Richard Vengroff; both programs are funded by USAID. Around 40 people participated in the event including five UConn professors and two graduate students. Papers were presented in six thematic sessions and will be published in the near future with support from the Director of the Peanut CRSP at the University of Georgia.

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM.Announcement booklets and application forms for 1999-2000 programs are now available. Over 800 awards for research and/or lecturing will be available to 130 countries. The deadline for Africa applications is August 1, 1998.For info at UConn contact:Mal Bochner, 486-2908.

CALL FOR PAPERS.World Archaeological Congress, Cape Town, S.A., Jan. 10-14, 1999.Theme:Glabal Archaeology at the Turn of the Millennium.For info:Carolyn Ackermann, WAC4 Congress Secretariat, PO BOX 44503, Claremont 7735, S.A. E-mail: Website:

STUDENT PARTNERSHIP WORLDWIDE.SPW is looking for students to spend between 4-9 months in Africa.For info:E-mail:


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.

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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