UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 25 (April 19, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 25 (April 19, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol. 6, No. 25 (April 19, 1999) ____________________________________________________________________________

April 20-21. AFRICA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 1999. Hosted by the Connecticut Dept. of Economic and Community Development, Travelers Education Center, 200 Constitution Plaza, Hartford. For info call James Nicholas, TEL: 860-270-8061, or see the conference website:'99 ____________________________________________________________________________


April 19. Film. Finzan (Mail, 1990). Monteith 143, free, 6:00 pm.

April 21. Talk. Robert Dewar's talk on Madagascar set for today is CANCELLED and will be rescheduled in the Fall semester.

April 26. Film. Kasarmu Ce (1991). Monteith 143, free, 6:00 pm.


April 21. Talk. Ben Diogaye Beye (Senegalese Director and Producer). Themes in African Cinema. Harvard Hall, Harvard, 5:30 pm.

April 21. Talk. Nancy Jacobs (Brown U). The Great Bophuthatswana Donkey Massacre: The Politics of Class and Grass. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 4:00-6 pm.

April 22. Talk. The Tenth Annual Bradford Morse Distinguished Lecture. Carolyn Brown (Rutgers U). Cowboys, Letterwriters, and Dancing Women: Identity and Struggles over Space, Leisure, and Time in Enugu, Nigeria 1914-1955. ASC. BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. 4:00 pm.

April 22. Talk. William Foltz (Yale). Democratization and the African Military. CFIA, Harvard, 104 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge. 4:00 pm

April 22. Talk. Karari Clarke (Berkeley). Diaspora, Transnationalism and Anthropology's Field: The Production of Yoruba Origins and Practices. Dept. of Anthropology, Yale, 158 Whitney Ave., 4:00 pm.

April 23. Talk. Tamara Giles-Vernick (U. Virginia). Cutting the Vines of the Past: Environmental Histories of Loss in the Sangha River Basin. Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale, 77 Prospect, 11 am- 1 pm.

April 26. Talk. William Lindeke (Univ. of Lowell). Namibian Foreign Policy Since Independence. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Road, Boston. noon-1:30 pm.

April 29. Talk. Robert Bates (Harvard). Instability and Violence in Africa.
CFIA, Harvard, Coolidge Hall, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:00 pm.

May 3. Talk. Elliot Fratkin (BU). When Nomads Settle: Social and Health Consequences of Sedentarization among Rendille Pastoralists of Northern Kenya. ASC, BU, 270 Bay State Rd., noon-1:30 pm. ____________________________________________________________________________

CONFERENCE AND CALL FOR PAPERS. 30th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, July 25, 1999, at the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The theme is Comparative Africana Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. For info contact: Professor Eyamba Bokamba, Dept. of Linguistics, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801. E-mail:

STUDY ABROAD. International Summer Program, Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyatta Univ. announces a unique five-week study program for summer 1999. For info: Prof. Olive Mugenda, Director of International Linkages, Kenyatta Univ., PO Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

ON-LINE NEWSLETTER. Area Media Services announces Eye On Africa intended to provide timely critical analysis of political and economic development trends in sub-Saharan Africa. Website:

CONFERENCE. Agroindustrialization, Globalization, and International Development, August 6-7, 1999, in Nashville, TN, sponsored by the American Association of Agricultural Economics. For info:


Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 11:15:35 -0400 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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