Past Events

  • 2018 May 15

    Meet Jackie Baganizi (Ineza Parents' School)

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Office of Career Services, Harvard University - 54 Dunster Street Cambridge MA 02138

    Please join us at a reception in honor of Jackie Baganizi who is visiting from Kisoro, Uganda. Jackie is the founder and director of Ineza Parents' School and has been working tirelessly on the building of Ineza Children's Center. Jackie will speak briefly about her work and we will all celebrate the recent completion of the Ineza Children's Center.

    Please RSVP to: ellenkwilliams54@gmail.com

    ORGANIZER: Office of Career Services

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  • 2018 May 11

    Film Screening: An Act of Defiance

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

    Join SA Partners for the Massachusetts premiere of An Act of Defiance presented in partnership with The National Center for Jewish Film’s 21st Annual Film Festival. This rousing historical drama is based on the real events of the pivotal 1963 Rivonia Trial in apartheid South Africa.

    ORGANIZER: SA Partners

    MORE INFORMATION: https://sapartners.org/event/film-screening-act-defiance/

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  • 2018 May 09

    Film Screening: An Act of Defiance

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Coolidge Corner Theatre

    Join SA Partners for the Massachusetts premiere of An Act of Defiance presented in partnership with The National Center for Jewish Film’s 21st Annual Film Festival. This rousing historical drama is based on the real events of the pivotal 1963 Rivonia Trial in apartheid South Africa.

    Additional Screening: Friday May 11, 7pm at The Museum of Fine Arts

    ORGANIZER: SA Partners

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  • 2018 Apr 25

    Africa's Leaders Speak Forum

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

    AfricasLeadersSpeak

    The Center for African Studies presents

    Africa's Leaders Speak Forum

    Hakeem & Myma Belo-Osagie Panel: Public Leadership and Africa's Developmental Agenda

    Featuring: ...

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  • 2018 Apr 25

    African Literature Reading Group

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Teaching Africa Library, 4th floor, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215

    The Outreach Program at the African Studies Center hosts an annual series of book group meetings wherein participants of all ages and backgrounds are invited to read and discuss engaging novels by African authors. Join members of the African studies community in reading books by a section of Africa authors and discussing them. Led by former outreach director Barbara Brown and retired Boston Public Schools teacher Roberta Logan, this group meets three times per academic year:

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4pm-6pm

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4pm-6pm

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  • 2018 Apr 23

    African Studies Workshop Featuring Adam Habib

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Lower Library, Robinson Hall 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    Adam Habib is an academic, researcher, activist, administrator, and renowned political commentator and columnist. Habib is currently the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He is also the Chair of Universities South Africa, which represents vice-chancellors and higher education in the country. He will present #FeesMustFall and the Advancement of Social Justice. Discussant: Lawrence Bobo.

    A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the ...

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  • 2018 Apr 19

    Film and Discussion: Spell Reel, with Director Filipa César

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street Cambridge MA

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    By turns political documentary, archival history, and lyrical exploration of the relationship between past and present, Filipa César’s 2017 film Spell Reel presents a trove of footage taken during Guinea-Bissau’s war of independence from Portugal (1963–74) in West Africa. Shot by four young students at...

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