UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol. 6, no. 20 (March 8, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol. 6, no. 20 (March 8, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol. 6, no. 20 (March 8, 1999)


March 22. Film. Kongi's Harvest (Nigeria, 1970). Monteith 143, free, 6 pm.

March 29. Talk. Ernest Nneji Emenyonu (Visiting Professor at Southern Connecticut State University, from Nigeria.) Artistic Vision and Political Morality in Contemporary Africa: The Example of Chinua Achebe's A Man of the People. Monteith 143, 6:00 pm.


March 10. Conference. WHO SPEAKS FOR AFRICAN WOMEN?: PARTNERSHIP FOR CHANGE. Dag Hammarskjold Lounge, School of Int'l and Public Affairs, Columbia U. 420 W. 118th St., 2:00-6:00 pm.

March 10. Talk. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (Bunting Inst.). The Cry of Apartheid's Crusader: Contradictions, Psychological Meanings, and South Africa's Most Condemned Perpetrator. Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, 15 Commowealth Ave., Boston. 8:00 pm.

March 11. Talk. William Everett (Andover Newton Theological School). Religion and Life in South Africa: Emerging Challenges. Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis St., Cambridge. noon-1:00 pm.

March 13. Benefit Concert for Sierra Leone. Maitisong, Footsteps Through Africa Part 2: A Celebration of Africa. Lowell Hall, corner of Kirkland and Oxford Sts, Cambridge. Sponsored by the Harvard African Students Assn. 8:00 pm.

March 15. Talk. Olufemi Akinola. Nigeria: What's right with an Obasanjo Presidency: And what's left of its critics? ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. noon-1:30 pm.

March 18. Talk. Pauline Peters (Harvard). Deconstructing Market Liberalization: Agricultural Commercialization in Malawi. Coolidge Hall, Harvard, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:00 pm.

March 22. Talk. Andrew Horn (BU). Popular Theatre and Political Power in Africa--Complicity and Confrontation. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road. Boston, noon-1:30 pm.

March 25. Talk. Paul Collier (World Bank). Causes and Consequences of Civil War. HIID, Harvard, 1 Eliot Str., 4:00 pm.

March 26. Talk. James McCann (BU). Maize and Grace: Africa's Green Revolution and Landscapes of Memory, 1500-1999. Inst. for Social and Policy Studies, Yale, 77 Prospect. 11 am to 1 pm.

April 21. AFRICA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 1999. Hosted by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development. For info visit the conference website:'99 _____________________________________________________________________________

CONFERENCE. A conference on Africa, Islam, and Development will be hosted by the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh, May 26-27, 1999. For info: Pravina King, E-mail:

CALL FOR PAPERS: A Conference on New African Perspectives: Africa, Australasia, and the Wider World at the End of the Twentieth Century. St. George's College, Univ. of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, Nov. 26-28, 1999. For info contact: Professor Cherry Gertzel, E-mail:; or Dr. Peter Limb, E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________________

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Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 09:00:12 -0500 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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