AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Events in New York City

Monday, February 28th, 2011

‘The Art of Citizenship in African Cities’

Two-day conference on May 6 and 7 on the campus of Columbia University in Manhattan’s Upper West Side :

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

‘Promised Land’

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Zackie Achmat Lecture @ CUNY

The Social Justice, Gender and Health Reading Group, The Center for Place, Culture and Politics, and The Center for the Humanities present: Remembering E.H. Carr and the Case for a New History in South Africa Zackie Achmat...

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Africa’s World Cup @ The New School

Africa’s World Cup THE NEW SCHOOL, 66 WEST 12TH STREET.  Room 510 Date: May 4, 2010 Time: 3-5 pm FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The 2010 World Cup is historic: it will be the first time...

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Film director Shelley Barry @ NYU

An Evening with Shelley Barry Wednesday, April 28, 2o1o At the next disTHIS!, South African filmmaker Shelley Barry will share a mixture of old, new and works-in-progress. Shelley, a wheelchair user as a result of taxi violence...

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY / OKAYAFRICA

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

AFRICA, AIDS AND HOMOPHOBIA

Edwin Cameron, the first openly gay judge on South Africa’s Constitutional Court (the equivalent of the US Supreme Court; try that on the US court) is in New York City next week to receive a prize (The...

Friday, September 11th, 2009

SPEAKER SERIES: AXES OF INEQUALITY

The Social Justice, Gender, and Health Reading Group and The Center for Place Culture and Politics Present the 2009/10 Speaker Series: Axes of Inequality: Race, Gender, Sexuality, AIDS, and Civil Society in Southern Africa Fall 2009 Friday,...

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

NELSON MANDELA’S CHILDREN

Description of panel, titled “Mandela’s Ego,” scheduled for Friday, September 18, at The New Museum on the Bowery: Members of South Africa’s Generation X speak about the intricacies of post-coloniality. Expect complicated ambiguities as the panelists MC...