Office Hours for Fall 2014: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30-3:00 or by appointment

The 2014-15 Africa Initiative Program at Pomona College:


Oct 2, 5:30pm in Frank Blue Room:  Richard Joseph, Northwestern University, on “Boko Haram and the Nigerian Predicament”

Oct 16, noon in Carnegie 109 (free pizza): Todd Diamond, Chemonics International, on “The Business of Delivering US Aid to Africa.”

Oct 29, 5:30pm SCC 201 (buffet dinner):  Todd Moss, Center for Global Development, presenting and signing his new novel “The Golden Hour” on a US diplomat dealing with a coup in Mali.

Feb 10, 2015 (time and place TBD): Mike Jobbins, Search for Common Grounds, on “Conflict Resolution in Africa.”

February 2015 (day, time and place TBD): Nadia Rabesahala Horning, Middlebury College, on “Why are Diaspora Africans not Returning to Africa?”

Also, announcing our African Scholar in Residence for Spring 2015:

Mariama Kahn, from The Gambia, who will teach a class entitled “West Africa: Culture, Development and the State.”


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