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ASC Director Allen F. Roberts introduces ASC's new eNEWSLETTER and gives a roundup of 2006.
Herbert M. Cole looks at four decades of "African Arts" at UCLA and what the future may have in store for the journal and the field of African art.
Alain Mabanckou, a visiting professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies, won the annual prize for his best-selling novel, "Mémoires de porc-épic" ("Memoirs of a Porcupine").
Professor Edward Alpers will discuss the roots of the crisis in Sudan, which has lasted more than three years.
This lecture was part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies' fall lecture series called "The New Middle East: Five Years After 9/11," which aims to explore the recent issues with multiple professional points of view. The next public lecture is scheduled for Nov. 16 at 2:30 p.m. in Bunche 10383.
On a book tour for his English translation of 'Wizard of the Crow,' the Kenyan novelist and playwright teaches a UCLA audience about dictators, globalization, and 'the unity behind creation.'
Prix Renaudot winners become "mega-stars overnight" in France.
Nov. 11 show features the Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil will appear in March.
"Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives" features some 250 objects from the Fowler's permanent collection--the art of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas.
The UCLA African Studies Center held a memorial service for Kunene on Oct. 12.
The people of Nigeria's southern delta region benefit little from oil wealth. UCLA panel discussions focus on the causes of their distress.
A ten-day workshop for local educators provides much-needed evidence that heritages of Latina/o and African American students intersect.
Speakers criticize international community’s apathy toward Sudan
On July 21, the eve of the anniversary of Congress officially deeming the situation in Darfur a "genocide," several groups joined together on the lawn in front of the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard to rally in opposition to the Sudanese government, calling for steps to end the genocide of people in the Darfur region of Sudan.
State support of UC divestment should be matched with dedicated student involvement
History of the conflict with recent updates and developments
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was joined by actors George Clooney and Don Cheadle, former Secretary of State George Shultz, Assemblymember Koretz, Assemblymember J. Horton, executive members of the Sudan Divestment Task Force and other community leaders at a public signing for AB 2941 and AB 2179.
WAC students experience language, culture of Senegal through UCLA Summer Session program.
Allocating scarce antiretroviral drugs to South African cities would prevent the greatest number of infections, a UCLA AIDS Institute study finds.
The first major U.S. exhibition on Tuareg art and culture examines the history of "the Blue People of the Sahara," so-called for their indigo turbans that at times stain their skin and define their identity as they ride on majestic camels.
'Liminal Spaces: Photographs of Morocco by Rose-Lynn Fisher' Opens at the UCLA Fowler Museum Sept. 17
The exhibition features 48 black-and-white photographs that explore the theme of the "liminal," the sensory threshold that exists in social interactions, physical spaces, and desert and urban settings.
16 short tales, and warring commentaries on them, form the core of GlobaLink-Africa, a free, year-long, multimedia curriculum designed for grades 9-12. The polished, feature-rich web site is not only for high schoolers. Others can raid it for music, country data, or a crash course on Africa and the contemporary world.
W. Michael 'Jelani' Hamm, the Coordinator for the Social Justice Magnet at Crescent Heights Elementary, discusses his experiences at a two-day K-12 teachers' workshop on the plight of African children.
With the 2006 FIFA World Cup days away from kicking off, the African Activist Association staged their first conference of its kind, "Soccer, Nationalism, and Globalization" on the 31st of May 2006.
GlobaLink-Africa, a free resource for students and teachers, was four years in the making. GRCA celebrated its launch with African and Afro-Brazilian musical and dance performances.
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