Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 22 (April 7, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 22 (April 7, 1997)


vol. 4, no. 22 (April 7, 1997)


April 10. RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR PROFESSOR BERNARD MAGUBANE. Prof. Magubane has been a member of the Dept. of Anthropology from 1970-1997. In addition to various testimonies, Professor Magubane has agreed to make some remarks on his career at the University and his life in the South African liberation struggle. A reception will follow the program. All are welcome. African American Cultural Center, 4:00 p.m.

April 11. Women With Open Eyes (Togo). Video Theater 1, Babbidge Library. 3 p.m.

April 12. WORLD FEST '97. Food, crafts, music, and dance from around the world. ROTC Building, noon-5:00 p.m.

April 14. Film. Kasarme Ce (Nigeria, 1991). Monteith 143, 6 p.m.


April 8. Talk. Adam Kuper (Brunel U). Social Anthropology in South Africa: An Inside Job. The Bradford Morse Distinguished Lecture. ASC, Boston U., 270 Bay State Road, Boston. 5:00 p.m.

April 9. Talk. Eve Sandberg (Oberlin College). Constitution Writing and the Creation of Provincial Political Institutions as Strategies of Political Party Rivalry in Namibia and South Africa. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale U. 4 p.m.

April 9. Talk. Cheik Aliou Ndao (Senegalese post, playwright, novelist). Napoli Room, Gosman Sport Center, Brandeis U., South St., Waltham, MA (right across from Brandeis' main entrance). The talk is in English at 8 p.m.

April 10. Performance. Youssou N'Dour & Le Super Etoile. This will be a soiree dansante senegalaise lasting well into the morning hours. The Roxy, 515 W. 18th St., NYC. Doors open at 10 p.m. For ticket info: 212-307-7171; 212-749-9838.

April 11. Symposium. Meanings and Constructions of Race in South Africa, Brazil, and the United States. Inst. of African Studies, Columbia U., 420 W. 118th St., 6th floor, NYC. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 14. Talk. Deena Newman (Harvard U). Singing the Unspeakable: Bar Verses in Addis Ababa. ASC, Boston U., 270 Bay State Rd, noon-1:30

April 14. Talk. Avner Greif (Stanford U). Transforming Violence. CFIA, Harvard U., 1737 Cambridge St. 4 p.m.


INTERNATIONAL FACULTY DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS: (1) Ghana and the Dynamics of Development, Univ. of Ghana, Legon, January 1998; and (2) The Dynamics of the New South Africa, Cape Town and Pretoria, June 1998. For info: CIEE, 205 E. 42nd st., New York, NY 10017-5706

CALL FOR PAPERS: African Studies Workshop organized by Penn, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore, October 3, 1997. The theme will be Cross-Currents in Africa. Paper abstract and title should be sent by April 28 to Workshop Committee, African Studies Cneter, 642 Williams Hall, U. Penn., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305. Or e-mail to:

INTERNET SITE: Haddon-Ethnography On Line. Based at Oxford U, this is a computerized catalogue of early ethnographic films shot between 1895-1945. Over 1,500 films are currently in the catalogue. For info: Marcus Banks, Inst. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 51 Banbury Rd., Oxford. E-mail: URL:


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

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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