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Masilela to Speak on Zimbabwe, Feb. 4, 2009

“Tragedies of Failed African States: The Case of Zimbabwe?”

A presentation by Dr. Calvin Masilela, IUP Professor of Geography and Regional Planning 

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
7:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium

A decade ago, Zimbabwe was lauded as a jewel of Africa. Today, the nation is thought of as failed state, suffering under despotism, hyperinflation, and lawlessness. Dr. Masilela will discuss what went wrong and what may lie ahead for Zimbabwe.

This event is sponsored by the Pan-African Studies Program.

For more information, see Pan-African Studies or contact Dr. Marveta Ryan-Sams at

  • Pan-African Studies
  • Sutton Hall, Room 465
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2325
  • Office Hours
  • Contact the coordinator for an appointment:
  • Or call the Dept. of Foreign Languages at
  • 724-357-2325 to ask for Dr. Ryan-Sams's office hours