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Pan-African Studies Courses for Fall 2017 (Updated to Include JRNL 375)

These courses related to Pan African Studies will be offered in fall 2017.

Posted on 4/6/2017 3:09:53 PM

Reminder: Ambassador of Mali to Discuss International Security Issues, April 12

His Excellency Tiena Coulibaly, the ambassador of Malito the United States, will visit IUP on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. That evening, he will give a presentationtitled “West and Central Africa at theCrossroads of Global Security Challenges.”

Posted on 4/6/2017 3:02:54 PM

Ambassador to Mali to Discuss International Security Issues, April 12

His Excellency Tiena Coulibaly, the ambassador of Malito the United States, will visit IUP on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. That evening, he will give a presentationtitled “West and Central Africa at theCrossroads of Global Security Challenges.”

Posted on 3/31/2017 10:53:25 AM

Reminder: Documentary “White Like Me: Race, Racism, and White Privilege in America,” with Group Discussions, March 29

The documentary “White Like Me: Race, Racism, and White Privilege in America,” directed by anti-racism educator Tim Wise, will be shown on Wednesday, March 29. The film explores race and racism in the United States through the lens of whiteness and white privilege.

Posted on 3/24/2017 5:32:03 AM

Pan-African Studies Courses for Fall 2017

Information about courses related to Pan African Studies that will be offered for fall 2017.

Posted on 3/15/2017 7:35:49 PM

Anthropologist to Discuss Race in Cuba and United States

Carnegie Mellon University anthropologist ShawnAlfonso Wells will present “Experiences of Blackness in Cubaand the United States” at 6:30 p.m., onTuesday, February 14, 2017, comparing and contrasting racial and cultural issues inthese countries.

Posted on 2/7/2017 6:31:00 AM

Pan-African Studies Courses for Spring 2017

Pan African Studies offers these courses for spring 2017.

Posted on 10/31/2016 1:45:26 AM

Faculty-Led Cuba Study Abroad Program Planned for May 2017

IUP students and a limited number of faculty now have the opportunity to participate in a faculty-led study abroad program to Cuba. The program is planned for May 13–25, 2017.

Posted on 10/6/2016 4:39:05 PM

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

On Monday, April 11, IUP will host filmmaker ChérifKeita as he screens and discusses his film “RememberingNokutela.” The film brings to lightthe once-forgotten contributions of Nokutela Mdima Dube inearly 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 ChérifKeita as he screens and discusses his film “RememberingNokutela.” The film brings to lightthe once-forgotten contributions of Nokutela Mdima Dube inearly-20th-century efforts to empower black South Africans.

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

Pan-African Studies Courses for Fall 2016

Pan-African Studies offers these courses for fall 2016.

Posted on 3/24/2016 2:09:31 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

Film and Panel of IUP Professors to Discuss U.S. Drug Laws On Tuesday, April 7

The documentary film “The House I Live In,” which examineshow the enforcement of drug laws affects American communities, will be screened in Stouffer Auditorium, followed by apanel discussion with four IUP faculty members. These events are free andopen to the public.

Posted on 4/3/2015 8:17:34 AM

Film and Panel Discussion to Address the Effects of U.S. Drug Laws

On Wednesday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 7, there will be free screenings of the documentaryfilm “The House I Live In,” which examines how the enforcement of drug laws affects American communities.

Posted on 3/30/2015 4:16:06 PM

Fall 2015 Courses Related to Pan-African Studies

Looking for interesting courses for fall 2015? Consider these courses related to Pan-African Studies!

Posted on 3/30/2015 4:00:13 PM

Journalist and Author to Discuss Chinese Migrants in Africa

OnWednesday, November 5, IUP will host journalist and author Howard French, whowill discuss the economic, political, and human impact that amillion Chinese are having in many African countries.

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

Journalist and Author Howard French to Speak About Chinese Migrants in Africa, November 5

On Wednesday, November 5, journalist and author Howard French will present “China’s Second Continent: How Chinese Migrants are Building a New Empire in Africa.”

Posted on 10/27/2014 11:10:20 AM

Winter 2014 and Spring 2015 Courses Related To Pan-African Studies

Thinking about taking courses related to Pan-African Studies? Here are some ideas!

Posted on 10/26/2014 9:03:49 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

Winter 2013 and Spring 2014 Courses Related to Pan-African Studies

Consider these Winter 2013 and Spring 2014 courses.

Posted on 11/4/2013 10:38:58 AM

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

Fall 2013 Courses Related to Pan-African Studies

Consider these courses for study during Fall 2013 at IUP.

Posted on 7/11/2013 2:05:15 PM

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

Ambassador from South Sudan to Speak at IUP on March 6

The Honorable Akec Khoc, ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan, will give a lecture titled “South Sudan: Achievements and Challenges of a New Nation” on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium.

Posted on 2/26/2013 2:53:02 PM

Video of Lecture on the Human Rights Situation of Haitians in the Dominican Republic

Ricardo Campusano, a lawyer and activist from the Dominican Republic, will give a lecture titled “The Human Rights Situation of Haitians in the Dominican Republic” on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

Posted on 10/4/2012 7:38:22 AM

Summer and Fall 2012 Courses Related to Pan-African Studies

Consider this course for Summer 2012: African American Literature (V. T. Watson, May 14–June 14, online); and this and more for Fall: Introduction to Pan African Studies (K. Yirenkyi).

Posted on 3/23/2012 4:25:28 PM

Sociologist to Discuss the Policing of Black and Latino Boys: Six O’Clock Series

On Monday, March 26, 2012, sociology professor and former gang member Victor Rios presents “Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys,” his research on how, in some cities, these boys face constant policing in their schools and communities.

Posted on 3/23/2012 1:23:04 PM

Film “Tapestries of Hope,” about Gender Activist Betty Makoni, September 28

The film Tapestries of Hope will be shown on Wednesday, September 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 247 of Johnson Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on 9/25/2011 9:02:29 PM

New Location for Lecture by CNN Hero Betty Makoni

Betty Makoni was one of CNN’s 2009 Top Ten Heroes for her work in defending and empowering girl rape victims in her native Zimbabwe.There is a new location for the first of Ms. Makone's lectures at IUP.

Posted on 9/21/2011 1:58:31 PM

CNN Hero and Gender Activist Betty Makoni to Speak at IUP on September 23

Betty Makoni, one of CNN’s 2009 Top Ten Heroes, will be at IUP on Friday, September 23, 2011. There are two opportunities to meet her, hear her speak, and to donate to the Girl Child Network Worldwide.

Posted on 9/18/2011 7:37:59 PM

Lecture on Trauma and Violence among Black Men, April 6, 2010

Dr. John A. Rich will present a lecture, “Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men,” on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Eberly Auditorium. Dr. Rich is a physician, professor, author, and MacArthur Grant recipient.

Posted on 3/30/2010 4:51:45 PM

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State to Speak at IUP on April 1, 2009

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Dr. Jendayi Frazer is to speak on the topic “Consolidating Africa’s Promise” on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium.

Posted on 3/29/2009 5:28:39 PM

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

Posted on 1/24/2009 3:17:04 PM

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