Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 16 (February 24, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 16 (February 24, 1997)

Vol. 4, no. 16 (February 24, 1997)


Feb. 28. Film. Frantz Fanon (Theorist of Colonialism). Babbidge Library, Video Theater 1, 3:00 p.m.

Feb. 28. African Diaspora Cabaret. Music, Food, and Dancing with Senegal's Vieux Diop. Student Union Ballroom. 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.

March 3. Film. Woza Albert (South Africa, 1982). Monteith 143, 6 pm.

March 4. Talk and Book Signing. Professor Lucy McNeece (French Studies). Art and Politics in Duras' 'India Cycle'. UConn Coop, 4:00 p.m.


Feb. 27. Film. Keita: The Heritage of the Griot (Burkina Faso, 1995). Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave. Yale U. 7:00 p.m. Free.

March 3. Talk. Aimee Bessire (Harvard U.). Beyond the Museum: Sukuma Collections of Historical Memory in Northwest Tanzania. ASC, Boston U., 270 Bay State Rd. Boston. noon-1:30 p.m.

March 5. Talk. Michael Bratton (Michigan State). Political Participation in New Democracies: International Considerations from Zambia. CFIA, Harvard U., 1727 Cambridge St. 4:00 p.m.

GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM. The University of Iowa invites submissions for its Sixth Annual PASTILLE Graduate Student Symposium on March 16, 1997. It is open to graduate students focusing on art and material culture in Africa. In info: Grad Student Symposium, School of Art and Art History, Univ. of Iowa. Tel: 319-335-1777.

SUMMER PROGRAM IN CAPE VERDE. The program focuses on environmental issues, Portuguese language, and Krioulu language and culture. For info: Antioch Education Abroad, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Tel: 800-874-7986; Fax: 937-767-6469; E-mail:

GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP. The Institute for African Development announces several tuition fellowships for study at Cornell U. in 1997-98. They are one-year non-renewable fellowhips for applicants working in the field of development. Nominations are due by March 14, 1997. For info: Joan Mulondo, Institute for African Development, 170 Uris Hall, Cornell U. Tel: 607-255-6849. E-mail:


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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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