UCONN AFRICA NOTES vol. 6, no. 4 (Sept. 28, 1998)


Sept. 28. Film. Yaaba (Burkina Faso, 1989). Monteith 143. 6:00 pm.

Oct. 5. Film. Flame (Zimbabwe, 1996). Monteith 143, 6:00 pm.

Oct. 8. Talk. Dr. Jeremy Foltz (Agricultural and Resource Economics) 'Prickly Pears in Paris': The Prospects and Pitfalls of Tunisia's Agro-Export Strategy. Monteith 119, noon-1:15 pm. Cosponsored by CCAS and the Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics.


Sept. 28. Talk. Janet Mondlane (Director, Eduardo Mondlane Foundation in Maputo Mozambique). Aspects of the Democratization Process in Mozambique. Ernst Common Room, Blaustein building, Connecticut College. New London. 4:30 pm. Mondlane is in the USA to participate in several events memorializing the assassination of her husband, Eduardo Mondlane, thirty years ago.

Sept. 28. Talk. Dr. Amara Essy (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cote d'Ivoire). Is Globalization Inevitable and Desirable? Where is Africa in a Globalized World? Carlson Hall, Univ. of Bridgeport. 6:00 pm.

Sept. 30. Talk. Dr. Lamin Sanneh (Yale). Millennialism in African Islam. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse, Yale U. 1:30-3:30 pm.

Oct. 1. Talk. Augustin Gatera (UNESCO). Linguistic Rights, Human Rights, Cultural Rights: Rhetorics and Practice. Room 122, Yale Law School. 4:00 pm.

Oct. 2-12. Art Exhibit. Shona Sculpture from Zimbabwe. 229-239 Westminster St., Providence. noon-7:00 pm. each day. Approximately 400 pieces will be on exhibit and for sale.

Oct. 7. Talk. Jacques Chevrier (Sorbonne). Tendances de la Litterature Africaine. Shiffman 219, Brandeis U., Waltham, MA. 4:00 pm. The talk will be in French. _________________________________________________________________________

SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL has a large list of African towns and cities seeking linkages with U.S. partners. For details see their website: or contact Richard Gerrard, Africa Regional Director, Sister Cities International, 120 South Payne St., Alexandria, VA 22314. TEL: 703-836-3535; E-mail:

JOB AS RESEARCHER/TRANSLATOR. A group of scholars working on a book, Islam in Afica, is looking for a recent Ph.D or ABD to join them on a one year contract, renewable for a second. The applicant should be conversant in Islamics and Arabic. The project is based in Binghamton, NY. For info contact Khalil Semaan: Email: or TEL: 607-777-6348

CONFERENCE. AFRICA/ITALY: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM. Nov. 6-7, 1998, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. For info: Sante Matteo, E-mail:; or Stefano Bellucci, E-mail:

INTERNSHIP. AFRICARE has eight offices in which interns can be based. For info: Joseph C. Kennedu, Senior Vice President, Africare, 440 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20001. E-mail: __________________________________________________________________________

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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