Habari Newsletter Spring 2012

democracy

 Democracy in Senegal Tested: A Personal Reflection

Dr. Maimouna Barro, Interim Director of the Center for African Studies, gives us an in depth account of the political changes in her country.

women day

 International Women’s Day: Anne Lutomia Recalls Wangari Maathai

Our special UIUC Connection to Wangari: Student Anne Lutomia

 

food

 Former U of I Student Joins World Food Programme in Rome

Catch up with the fast-paced career of Batamaka Some.

 

barro

 Dr. Barro Elected Chair of U.S. Association of African Studies Programs



 

cas

 CAS Outreach Activities in the Community


 

 

basket

 The 1st Annual Swahili Day

Student Alisha Morrow writes on this path-breaking event.


Faculty Honors

barry



 

Student Updates

emily

 


 

UIUC Students Visit Africa:

study aborad

 Study Abroad Links Inequality in Chicago and Cape Town

Prof. Ken Salo, Urban and Regional Planning

 

reflect

 Reflections on Winter Break Service Learning in South Africa

Prof. Jan Brooks, Human and Community Development


 

 

malawi

 Prof. Hurt Leads Law Student Visit to Malawi Microfinance Projects


 

 

SA

Prof. Alan Hansen Leads Study Abroad to South Africa

 

 

aces

African Studies and ACES graduate student Andrew Clinard has been conducting research in East Africa this year. See a report on his work.

 

 

kenya

 My Visit to Kenya

Student Abigail Belford writes about her research visit to Kenya.