AFR Faculty, Janis Weeks, winner of Grand Challenges Exploration!
For more details visit:http://uoresearch.uoregon.edu/content/university-oregon-receives-grand-challenges-explorations-grant-groundbreaking-research-globa
African Studies Lecture Series event this Wednesday, February 27, from 4-5.30 pm in the Knight Browsing Room. Dr. Amadou Fofana from Willamette University will be presenting “The Representation of Women in the Films of Ousmane Sembene.”
For more details visit:http://africa.uoregon.edu/category/events/african-studies-lecture-series-2012-2013
Heroes of HIV: volunteer AIDS caregivers, food insecurity, and mental health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dr. Kenneth Maes, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Oregon State University, Friday, March 1st at 4 pm in Condon 204
Lisa Gilman named Fulbright Scholar. She is one of five University of Oregon faculty named this year.
For full article: http://uonews.uoregon.edu/archive/news-release/2012/11/five-university-oregon-faculty-members-named-fulbright-scholars
This Friday, November 9th, from 12-1.30 pm in the Knight Browsing Room we will have the third talk in this year’s African Studies Lecture Series. Dr. Jamie Monson (Macalester College) will present ” China-Africa Development and the Other Cold War: Stories from the TAZARA Railway Project.”
The African Studies Lecture Series starts this Wednesday, October 17, 4-5.30 pm in the Knight Browsing Room. Our speaker is Dr. China Scherz, Department of Anthropology, Reed College. Her talk is titled, “Having People, Having Heart: Charity, Sustainable Development, and Problems of Dependence in Central Uganda.”
For more info on this and other lectures in the series see the Fall poster. African Studies Lecture Series Poster- Fall 2012
Dance Africa Celebrate 20 Years
For fall events see: guests fall 2012-2
Article on Stephen Wooten, during his recent time in Mali
Leslie Steeves “The One Laptop per Child Project in Ghana”
CSWS Noon Talk. May 30, Noon – 1 pm, 330 Hendricks
Stephen Wooten Interviewed on KLCC about Coup in Mali
To listen: http://www.klcc.org/Feature.asp?FeatureID=3305
Lisa Gilman wins Fulbright Award!
Prof. Gilman, Assoc. Prof. of English & Folklore, will teach and research in Malawi for her new book Our Culture is Dying: Dance and the Politics of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Malawi, from 2012-’13.