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Pan-African Studies Program News: People

Reminder: Film on Pioneering South African Woman, and Discussion with Filmmaker

On Monday, April 11, IUP will host filmmaker Chérif Keita as he screens and discusses his film “Remembering Nokutela.” The film brings to light the once-forgotten contributions of Nokutela Mdima Dube in early 20th-century efforts to empower black South Africans. 

Posted on 4/5/2016 9:40:20 AM

Filmmaker To Screen His Film on Pioneering South African Woman

On Monday, April 11, IUP will host filmmaker Chérif Keita as he screens and discusses his film “Remembering Nokutela.” The film brings to light the once-forgotten contributions of Nokutela Mdima Dube in early-20th-century efforts to empower black South Africans.

Posted on 3/24/2016 3:04:50 PM

Human Rights Activist to Speak on Stateless Persons in Dominican Republic

On September 30, IUP will host human rights activist Ricardo Campusano, who will give a presentation on the effects of recent laws and constitutional definitions that have left thousands of Dominican-born and longtime residents without citizenship in any country.

Posted on 9/24/2015 4:30:05 PM

Journalist and Author to Discuss Chinese Migrants in Africa

On Wednesday, November 5, IUP will host journalist and author Howard French, who will discuss the economic, political, and human impact that a million Chinese are having in many African countries. 

Posted on 11/1/2014 6:24:14 PM

Free Film Screenings, November 9, 2013

Two films by journalist and filmmaker Kevin McKiernan will be shown: “Bringing King to China” and “Good Kurds, Bad Kurds.” The screenings are free and open to the public.

Posted on 11/7/2013 2:59:23 PM

Journalist and Filmmaker McKiernan to Speak at IUP, November 11–12, 2013

IUP will host journalist and filmmaker Kevin McKiernan, who will screen and discuss his documentary films “Bringing King to China” and “Good Kurds, Bad Kurds.” Both films will also be shown on Saturday, November 9.

Posted on 11/4/2013 10:03:57 AM

Filmmaker to Show and Discuss Documentary on Zimbabwe, April 18

Wendy Dent will show her 30-minute documentary film No News from Harare, which highlights the country’s current political, economic, and social situation.

Posted on 4/15/2013 3:38:02 PM

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