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December 2, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:15 PMEnglish Department Speakers Series

Location: Tompkins 0G126

Department of English Speakers Series Lecture: 'African Americans in the African Literary Imagination' by Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abbenyi, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Park Faculty Scholar Class of 2013, and CHASS Director of Diversity Programs. Dr. Nfah-Abbenyi’s talk examines the representation of African Americans in modern African literature by male and female writers. 'Of Ghosts and Wayfarers: African Americans in the African Literary Imagination' is part of an edited book project titled 'African Americans in the African Imagination.' The articles in the book engage interactions between Africans and African Americans, from the point of view of Africans.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PMKwanzaa Celebration Program

Location: Witherspoon Student Cinema

Please join us for NC State's 24th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration. This year we will honor two amazing human rights leaders whose work impacts our daily lives: Martin Luther King, Jr, and Malcolm X. The celebration will include a presentation of the seven Nguzo Saba principles of Kwanzaa; a dance performance by Botewa (NC State African Student Union); 'The Meeting,' a play detailing the lives and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X; and a Karamu (feast) presented by the Department of Multicultural Student Affairs, the African American Cultural Center, the Union Activities Board- Black Students Board, and the NC State African Student Union.

December 4, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:30 PMSTS Brown Bag: Genetically Modified Trees

Location: Room 129, The 1911 Building

Anticipatory Translation: Genetically Modified Trees and Conceptualizations of Technological, Regulatory and Cultural Futures Dr. Jason Delborne will examine the ways in which various actors (including laboratory scientists, policy makers, industry officials, government organizations and non-governmental organizations) working on the development of genetically modified (GM) trees conceptualize and anticipate the technological, regulatory and cultural futures of innovation in the field. For more information, see:  Bring your lunch and join us! Sponsored by the CHASS Interdisciplinary Studies, Science, Technology, and Society Program.


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