Fellwoship FlyerAfrica House Holmes/Thoyer/Gallatin Fellowship Recipient Research Presentation 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013
5:30 pm – 7:30pm
Presentations: 14 A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003
Reception: 44 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003 (across the street)


5:30 – 5:35 pm  Introductory Remarks: Prof. Yaw Nyarko, Director, NYU Africa House

5:35 – 5:40 pm  Welcome Remarks: GSAS Dean Benton

5:40 – 5:45 pm  Welcome Remarks: Mr. Robert Holmes; Mr. & Mrs. Judith Thoyer Inaugural Thoyer Fellowship Award Presented  by the Thoyers to 2013 recipient – Mr. Akiva Fishman

5:45 – 6:00 pm  Presentation Holmes Fellow, Ms. Laine Strutton: Women’s Role in the Oil Reform Movement in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria ((10min Presentation and 5min Q&A)

6:00 – 6:15 pm  Presentation Africa House Gallatin Fellow, Mr. Declan Galvin
Understanding the Political Viewpoints/Epistimologies of Informal Workers in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
Presentation and 5min Q&A)

6:15 – 6:30 pm  Presentation Africa House Gallatin Fellow Ms. Martha O’Donovan
Experience with the Magamba Cultural Activist Network, an organization that uses hip hop and spoken word poetry as medium for the promotion of social and political change in Harare, Zimbabwe
 (10min Presentation and 5min Q&A)

6:3o – 6:45 pm  Presentation Africa House Holmes Fellow: Nienke Boer
Indian Ocean Passages: The Chronotope of Indentured Labor in Literature, Law, and Autobiography
 (10min Presentation and 5min Q&A)

6:45 pm  Prof. Yaw Nyarko  Closing remarks followed by a networking reception at NYU Africa House 44 Washington Mews  (Food & Refreshments provided)

This is a public event.