2012 Conference

Friday, March 30, 2012

12:30 PM Lunch with Professor Táíwò (Art Museum Conference Room. Take the elevator or stairs to the third floor. The Conference Room is located through the glass doors at the back of the office.)

Saturday, March 31, 2012

9:00-9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast (African Studies Program Office, Woodburn Hall 221)

9:40-9:50 AM Welcome (Woodburn Hall 120)

9:50-10:30 AM Morning Panel I (Woodburn Hall 120)

Carinna Friesen (Indiana University) “From LPs to MP3s: Music, Technology and Diasporan Ties”

Elizabeth Farris and Susan Kigamwa (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) “The Role of African Diaspora-Led Nonprofit Organizations In Health-Related Philanthropy”

10:40 – 11:40 AM Morning Panel II (Woodburn Hall 120)

Jessica Pouchet (Northwestern University) “Uhuru Peak: A Symbol of Political Independence, or of Growing Economic Dependence?”

Fileve T. Palmer (Indiana University) “Rainbow Nation”

Mor Gueye (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) “The Language Issue in African Literature”

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch (Woodburn Hall 221)

1:10-2:00 PM Afternoon Panel (Woodburn Hall 120)

Justin Wild (Indiana University) “What Does Schooling Add to Education?”

Smangele T. Mkhwanazi (University of Washington) “The Legacy of an Uncrossable Boundary: Professional Learning of Teachers in South African Township and Rural Schools”

2:15-3:30 PM Keynote Lecture (Woodburn Hall 120)

3:45-5:00 PM Reception (Dowling International Center 111 S. Jordan Avenue)

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