Public Policy and Activism






This might interest some of our students: Affecting our Community: A Public Policy Workshop November 13th, 2010 Russell House 11am-3pm (reg starts at 10:30am) Are you interested in making social change, but don’t know how to get started? Join us on November 13th to learn how to write and implement public policy. Following the two…

Yale: “Transitional Justice in the Great Lakes” event this week






Title:   “Transitional Justice in the Great Lakes,” presented by the Yale Council on African Studies Working Group on Conflict, Aftermath, and Resolution Date: November 10, 2010 Time: 4:15 – 6:00 Location:  100 Wall Street: William L. Harkness Hall, Room 208 Participants:    Godfrey Asiimwe, Makarere University (Uganda) and visiting Fulbright Scholar at Mt. Holyoke College Suliman…

WeSTAND Presents “The Reckoning”






WeSTAND Presents: “The Reckoning” Monday, November 8 · 6:00pm – 8:30pm Woodhead Lounge/ESC 184 Dinner and discussion to accompany film! It’s only 1 hour long “The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court” is a documentary film which outlines the history of the ICC (International Criminal Court) in international politics and brings personal stories…

Call for Proposals: Columbia University Conference






CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Art of Citizenship in African Cities CONFERENCE The World and Africa Series Committee on Global Thought Columbia University May 6, 2011 The African metropolis represents one of the most challenging and important spaces of our time. Insight on African cities has driven some of the most innovative and provocative recent scholarly…

John Hope Franklin Research Center Archives…






The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture, part of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, announces the availability of travel grants for research travel to our collections. The John Hope Franklin Research Center seeks to collect, preserve, and promote the use of printed…

Wesleyan Alum Speaks about Africa, Conflict






WESeminar: Youth at War, Youth Building Peace, Youth on the Margins As the next generation of leaders, young people are key players in creating sustainable peace in areas torn apart by war. In conflict zones youth constitute a reservoir brimming with potential energy, ready to be channeled for good or ill. Yet, what causes some…