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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Africa Conference

Fri, March 30, 2007 • 2.102 Eastwoods Rm., Texas Union, University of Texas

Spanning over a three-day period, this conference will focus on the histories, genres, meanings, purposes, and impact of popular cultures throughout Africa.

Over a hundred scholars from throughout the globe will present papers examining various aspects of African popular cultures. Topics will range from country music in Zimbabwe to beer drinking habits throughout Ghana to issues of HIV/AIDS in African fiction.

Friday: 11 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Sponsored by: Center for African and African American Studies, Department of History, The University Co-Op, College of Liberal Arts, College of Fine Arts, Office of Graduate Studies, Office of Vice President-Resear

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