A lecture by Farah Chaudhry and Chip Duncan
A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.
Dr. Paul Zeleza examines the forces and factors that led to the 2007 election violence in Kenya.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan founder of the global Green Belt Movement, told a Burkle Center audience that Africans "are literally slaves" to Western nations that profit from excessive interest payments on aid. Event coverage and video are available from Zocalo Public Square.
In this video segment, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan founder of the global Green Belt Movement, responds to audience Q&A.
Organizers offered practical ways for the nearly 200 teachers to move beyond stereotypes about African disease, poverty, and chaos on the one hand, and safari animals and exotic customs on the other.
Resolving the election crisis of 2007-08 is one thing, argues GRCA Research Associate Stephen Ndegwa, and addressing underlying injustices is quite another. Ndegwa and an engaged UCLA audience debate the likelihood of significant change from below.
On a book tour for his English translation of 'Wizard of the Crow,' the Kenyan novelist and playwright teaches a UCLA audience about dictators, globalization, and 'the unity behind creation.'
Colleagues, family, and friends gather to honor the UCLA African Studies Center's generous, humble, brilliant founding director.