UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol 6, no. 18 (Feb. 22, 1999))

UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol 6, no. 18 (Feb. 22, 1999))

UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol 6, no. 18 (Feb. 22, 1999))


Feb. 22. Film. A Dry White Season (USA, 1989). Monteith 143, free, 6:00 pm.

Feb. 24. Talk. Larry W. Bowman (Pol. Sci.). Democracy and Development in Mauritius: Challenges for the New Century. Monteith 119, noon-1:15 pm. Cosponsored by the Political Science Dept.

Feb. 26. Performance. A Cabaret in Ethiopia. The New Nile Orchestra with Kiflu Kidane. Student Union Ballroom, free, 8:00 pm. Sponsored by the AACC.

March 1. Film. Mapantsula (South Africa, 1988), Monteith 143, free, 6:00 pm.

March 3. Reading and Booksigning. Eleni Coundouritis (English). Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel. UConn Coop, 4:00 pm.


Feb. 23. Master's Tea at Calhoun College, Yale, with the Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Hassan Adamu (Wakilin Adamawa). He will speak on: On the Road to Democracy: The Giant of Africa Awakes. Open to the public. 189 Elm St, New Haven, 4:30-6:00 pm.

Feb. 24. Talk. Ogbu Kalu (Univ. of NIgeria, Nsukka). Harsh Flutes: The Religious Dimension of the Legitimacy Crisis in Nigeria, 1993-1998. Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard U., 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge, 5:15 pm.

Feb. 24. Talk. Elizabeth Elbourne (McGill/Princeton). Narration from the Invisible Middle: Hybridity and the Invention of Race in a 'Civilised' Rebellion in 19th c. South Africa. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 4:00 pm.

Feb. 25. Talk. Claudia Buchmann (Duke). Children's Schooling and Working in Developing Countries: Challenging Assumptions with Data from Kenya. Larsen Hall, Harvard School of Education, Appian Way, Cambridge. 12:30-2:00 pm

Feb. 26. Talk. Christopher Udry (Yale). Learning and Innovation: The Adoption of Pineapple in Ghana. ISPS, Yale, 77 Prospect, 11 am.-1 pm.

Feb. 26. Conference. African Americans on Peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the 21st Century Global Economy. The Great Hall, CCNY, 140th St. and Convent Ave, NYC. 9:00 am- 9:00 pm. For info: Gloria Thomas, TEL: 212-650-8958.

March 1. Talk. Alan Hirsch (BU). From Kliptown to the RDP: The Evolution of the ANC's Economic Policy. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. noon-1:30 pm.

March 3. Conference: Islam in Africa. Dag Hammerskold Lounge, School of Int'l Affairs, Columbia U., 420 W. 118th St., NYC. 9:30 am-3:30 pm. For info: TEL: 212-854-4633/2584. ____________________________________________________________________________

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Joseph Miller's Presidential Address to the American Historical Association, "History and Africa/Africa and History" in now online at:

EXHIBITION. A Sense of Wonder: African Art from the Faletti Family Collection. Museum for African Art, New York. Jan. 27-March 27, 1999.

EXHIBITION. Baule: African Art/Western Eyes. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC. Feb. 7-May 9, 1999.

ACCES CINEMA AFRICAIN, April 23-May 2, 1999, Montreal, Canada. For info:

TRAVEL SEMINAR TO SOUTH AFRICA sponsored by the Center for Global Educaiton at Augsburg College, June 19-July 3, 1999. For info: Center for Global Education, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454. TEL: 800-299-8889. ___________________________________________________________________________ Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 09:53:28 -0500 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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