On Wed., 18 February at 1.00 pm, Drs Yolanda Anderson, Alade Tokuta, and Solomon Abraham will present the nature of our (NCCU's) relationship with three Ethiopian Higher Learning Institutions, some activities we have conducted in the spirit of the MoU, and two graduate students from Ethiopia (Amlakawit Medhin and Helen Hadush, both in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science) will share their experience at NCCU thus far. The location is 1111 Mary Townes Building.
Odissi concert (Dance from India) - 13 September 2008, 7-9 pm, BN Duke Auditorium
Odissi lecture/demo - 11 September 2008, 10.40-11.45 am, Theatre in Farrison Newton Communications Bldg, Introduction -- Dr. Matthew Cook, English, History, Post-Colonial South-Asia Studies
Lecture/demo: Confluence of Khatak and Bharantanatyam (northern and southern Indian dance forms) - 15 October 2008, 1-2 pm, Theatre in Farrison Newton Communications Bldg, Introduction -- Dr. Matthew Cook, English, History, Post-Colonial South-Asia Studies
Film - 15 October 2008, 2.30-4 pm, Theatre in Farrison Newton Communications Bldg
Manuel Zapata Olivella, abridor de caminos (Road Maker)
Director: María Adelaida López
Year made: 2007
Duration: -29 min
Country of production: Colombia
This film is a documentary that compiles the works of the late Afro-Colombian novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, journalist, anthropologist, ethno-historian, diplomat and medical doctor, among others. His studies of the African Diaspora to the Americas and his untiring defense of the Afrodescendant peoples and cultures were at the center of his production.
--Introduction and post-film Q&A led by Dr. Marco Polo Hernandez-Cuevas, Modern Foreign Languages Dept