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Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619


Monday October 22

12 Noon - Opening Ceremony

Welcome by Provost Hellenbrand and Dean Theodoulou of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

-African Libation & Drumming
-Country Introductions
-Keynote Speaker

LOCATION: Grand Salon

12 Noon - The Millennial Project/Africa

Ms. Assumpta Oturu, Host of “Spotlight on Africa,” KPFK

7:00pm - African Movie Night

“Catch a Fire”

LOCATION: Flintridge Room

Tuesday, October 23

11:00am - “Religions and Global War on Terror”

LOCATION: Whitsett Room

12 Noon - The Sudan: Destruction of the Pyramids

Dr. Lako Tomgun, Claremont -Darfur: A Model Darfur Refugee Camp

LOCATION: Oviatt Lawn

7:00pm - African Poetry Night


Wednesday, October 24

12 Noon - Sierra Leone: 200th Anniversary

The Abolition of the Slave Trade: Dr. Malcolm Finney, CSU Long Beach, Dr. Tom Spencer-Walters, CSU Northridge,

LOCATION: Flintridge Room

6:30pm - Student Panel

“Who is an African?”

LOCATION: Lake View Terrace Room

Thursday, October 25

11:00am - The Continent Expert Panel

“China-Africa Relations: Where id it headed?” -The China Institute, CSUN and the China Studies Program, UCLA

LOCATION: Grand Salon

12:30pm - Malaria Hospital Uganda Project Panel

Tom Thomas, Lane Freestone and Dr. Florence Kyomugisha

LOCATION: Grand Salon

Friday, October 26

6:00pm - The Banquet African Drum, Dance and Exhibit

Keynote Address: Akuyo Babu; Video Documentary of Darfur; African Fashion Show; Slide Show w/Music-The Malaria Uganda Project

LOCATION: The Shoshone Room

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers, real-time captionists or assistive listening devices) are available for this event. Request for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance.

Sponsored By: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) Pan African Studies Department The African Studies Interdisciplinary Committee African Students Organization (ASO) Associated Students & Union Program Council The Global Village Forum The Freetown Overseas League (FOL)


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