Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 25 (April 128, 1997)

Uconn Africa Notes, Vol. 4, No. 25 (April 128, 1997)

vol. 4, no. 25 (April 28, 1997)

This is the last UCONN AFRICA NOTES of the 1996-1997 academic year. During the summer, pertinent information will be transmitted to the CCAS electronic mailing list whenever appropriate. Many thanks to Ibou Gaye for handling various CCAS tasks throughout the year. See you in the fall. lwb


Professor Amii Omara-Otunnu (History) is hoping to organize a UCONN student group to study in Ghana during the intercession, January 1998. Students interested in this possibility should contact Professor Omara-Otunnu at 486-5717.

FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIPS TO AFRICA: UConn graduating seniors, graduate students, and young professionals are eligible to apply for one year grants for field research in Africa during 1998-1999. The campus deadline in September 23, 1997. For further info please contact Mal Bochner, Fulbright Advisor, 486-2908.


May 4. Talk. Dr. Paulus Gerdea (Univ. of Mozambique). Women and Geometry in Southern Africa. Dr. Gerdes is the Chair of the Commission for the Histry of Mathematics in Africa. Annual lecture/ dinner, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT. For info: Dr Segun Odesian (860-832-1833); Dr. Gloria Emeagwali (860-832-2815).

May 7. Talk. Robert Bates (Harvard U). The Politics of Economic Growth in Africa. HIID, Harvard U., 104 Mt. Auburn St. Cambridge. 4:00 p.m.

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPenn-Bryn Mawr-Haverford-Swarthmore Consortium. Fifth Annual African Studies Workshop, "Cross-Currents in Africa." Friday, October 3, 1997. Theme explores social, economic, and political transformations in sub-Saharan Africa. Please send volunteered abstracts to Workshop Committee, African Studies Center, 642 Williams Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305.

CONFERENCE: The Atlantic Slave Trade and African/African American Memory. Univ. of Chicago, May 23-25, 1997. For info: Ralph A. Austen, Dept. of History, U. Chicago, 5828 South University Ave., Chicago, IL 60637. Tel: 773-702-8344.

Items for inclusion in UCONN AFRICA NOTES should be sent directly to Larry W. Bowman, 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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