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Events happening in the Department of Pan African Studies

Departmental Calendar of Events

Violence and the Pan-African World: Inspiring Change

7 p.m. Oscar Ritchie Hall, African Community Theatre room 230

A round table discussion series hosted by the Department of Pan-African Studies

Topic Discussion Schedule:

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Ebola: What You Need to Know About the State of Health care in Africa


Chris Williams & Madhav P. Bhatta

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Boko Haram: Religion, Gender, and War


Panelists: TBA

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Race and Crime: Personal Values, Community Priorities and 

Partner Violence

Panelists: TBA

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015

Native Americans: Resilience in the Face of Violence

Panelists: TBA

Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015

Physiological and Psychological Impact of Racialized Violence

Panelists: TBA

Institute for African American Affairs (IAAA) Lunch & Learn Series


12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Oscar Ritchie Hall conference room 127

Presentation Schedule

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

"Equal Opportunity is Not Enough: The Urban League's New Thrust,

Black Power, White Foundations, and the Cleveland Street Academy"


Presented by Liz Smith-Pryor

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

"Women and Higher Education in Selected African Nations, 1960-1980"

Presented by Jenni Temu

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

"Introducing Pacific Islanders"

Presented by Rick Feinberg

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

"The Bravery of Brilliance: Women Who Dared to Enter Dark Places"

Presented by Suzanne Holt

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

"African feminisms in critical times: Post conflict Women's empowerment and the Ebola crisis in Liberia"

Presented by Joelle Cruz