UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol 6, No. 27 (May 3, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol 6, No. 27 (May 3, 1999)

UCONN AFRICA NOTES Vol 6, No. 27 (May 3, 1999)


May 6. Talk. Kennedy K. Mutundu (Washington Univ, St. Louis). From Hunters to Herders: Specialized Foraging Among the Historic Mukogodo of Kenya. Class of 1947 Lecture Room, Babbidge Library, 4:00 pm.


May 5. Talk. Nancy Rose Hunt (U.Michigan). Social and Sexual Hygiene in the Congo Revisited: The Trials and Mania of Charles Lodewijckx. Luce Hall, Yale, 34 Hillhouse, 4-6 pm.

May 5. Memorial Service. A memorial service for Leroy Vail, Professor of African History at Harvard University, will be held at 2:00 pm in Memorial Church, Harvard Yard, Cambridge. A reception will follow the service.

May 6. Talk. Charlotte Leighton (Abt Assoc.). Equity and Fee Waivers for use of Health Services: Policy and Practice in the Public and Private Sectors in Three West African Countries. Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave., Boston. 12:15 pm.

May 8. March/Rally for Sierra Leone. This is a major effort to bring attention to the crisis in Sierra Leone. The march begins at 11 am. at Sierra Leone's Mission to the UN, 245 E. 49th St., NYC; the rally will be held from 2-4 pm. in front of the UN at 47th St. and 1st Ave. (Dag Hammarskjold Plaza). For info: Sierra Leone Hotline: 212-479-7734; Sierra Leone Emergency Network: 914-668-2894.

May 10. Talk. Ajume H. Wingo (Boston U.). African Liberal Democracies: Why Civil Society Matters. Harvard Africa Seminar, Coolidge Hall, 1737 Cambridge St., 4:30 - 6 pm.

May 20. Meeting on the Global Landmine Crisis. Guest, Claudio Lilienfeld,
Director for Multilateral Initiatives with special responsibility for demining, US Dept. of State. Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman St., 7-9 pm. _____________________________________________________________________________

AFRICA FILM FESTIVAL. April 30-May 9, 1999, at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City. For film and ticket info:

WORLD-WIDE ARTISTS/JOURNALISTS/WRITERS E-mail list. The Institute of Near Eastern and African Studies (INEAS) in Cambridge, Mass. are starting a new e-mail list. This list can be joined for FREE until June 30, 1999. Following this date the annual subscription will be $10, or $5 for INEAS members. The list will provide information and announcements on art, poetry, articles, and music of Africa, and the Arab and Islamic world. To subscribe send the following message: <put me on your A/J/W email list> to To learn more about INEAS see their website:

CONFERENCE. The first African/African-American Peace Summit. May 27, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona, from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm. Dr. Maulana Karenga will be the keynote speaker. For info see the conference website: ______________________________________________________________________________

Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 10:21:53 -0400 From: Larry Bowman <BOWMAN@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU> Subject: UCONN AFRICA NOTES

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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