UNICEF at USC is hosting a night of unity and humanitarian consciousness featuring a benefit concert, raffles, food, and a keynote address by Dr. Gerald Bender. All proceeds go to UNICEF's aid work in Angola.
Scheduled to Perform:
Food (for purchase at discount prices):
Comedians / Celebrity Appearances / & even more bands!
About Gerald Bender:
Gerald Bender is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. He researches perceptions and misperceptions in United States foreign policy toward Africa and is currently studying the management of human diversity and its impact on economic development in South Africa, Namibia and Angola. Professor Bender has published over twenty-five academic articles in journals such as Foreign Policy and Comparative Politics and dozens of articles in leading American newspapers such as The New York Times and The Washington Post. He consults for the State Department, United Nations, World Bank, National Security Council and several multinational corporations. He is widely published, including Angola Under the Portuguese, and he is also the recipient of four major teaching awards at USC, including the Outstanding Faculty Award. He is past president of the African Studies Association and former director of the School of International Relations.
Professor Bender earned his MA at the University of California, Los Angeles and his Ph.D. in U.S. Foreign Policy Analysis and Regional Studies-Africa at the University of California, Los Angeles.
About UNICEF at USC:
The USC campus chapter of UNICEF was started in Fall 2004 with the mission to help save, protect, and improve the lives of children around the world through immunization, education, health care, nutrition, clean water, and sanitation.
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2007
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
University of Southern California campus
Los Angeles, CA United States
UNICEF at USC email@example.com
Sponsor(s): The Viper Room; Everything's Gone Green, A New Sort of Comedy opening 4/20 at Sunset Laemmle 5.