African Studies Academy events Spring 2011
The African Studies Academy at UNC Charlotte will host three exciting outside speakers this semester. Please mark your calendars and share this information widely to encourage many students, faculty, and staff to attend. Reminders and additional information will be circulated as each date approaches.
Thursday, March 17 “The Role of African Youth in Post-Conflict Reconstruction”
David Mwambari Rwandan genocide survivor and Sanejo co-founder
(www.sanejo.org) 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Barnard 244
Co-sponsored by the Chancellor’s Diversity Fund, Office of International Programs, and Department of Africana Studies Wednesday
April 6 “The Post-Electoral Crisis in Cote d’Ivoire: A Crisis of Legitimacy”
Dr. Guy Martin Professor of Political Science, Winston-Salem State University
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Barnard 244 Thursday
April 28 “The Friction on the Dance Floor: Contesting Popular Music and Power in Post-War Accra, 1945-1960”
Dr. Nathan Plageman Assistant Professor of History, Wake Forest University 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Barnard 244
Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology Please let me know if you have any questions, and we look forward to seeing you at these events!