Office Hours for Spring 2015: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-12 and 2:30-4 or by appointment

The Spring 2015 Africa Initiative Program at Pomona College:


Feb 4:  Nadia Rabesahala Horning, Middlebury College, “Stuck Abroad: Forces against Africa’s Brain Gain.” Noon, Room TBD.  Free Pizza.

Feb 10: Mike Jobbins, Search for Common Grounds, “Conflict Resolution in Africa’s Difficult Places: CAR, Congo, Nigeria, and Sudan.” Noon.  Room TBD.  Free Pizza.

March 10: Jean Ensminger, Calthech (in collaboration with Department of Anthropology).  Time, place and topic TBD.

April:  Susanna Wing, Haverford College, and Naomi Fellows, Deputy Director, Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State.  Dates and topics TBD.

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,” Fridays 1-4pm.


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