FIRST ANNUAL MEETING 1979

by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
Washington, DC, United States
May 1979
4 pages
Type: Program
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: SATURDAY • Registration • General Plenary - Prof. James Turner, Presiding • Panel I - Zimbabwe: U.S. Congressional Action on the Removal of Sanctions • LUNCH • Panel II-South Africa and U.S. Investments: The Divestiture Campaign • Film Presentation and Discussion - The Uses and Value of Films • ACAS Executive Committee Dinner Meeting • General Plenary II- Prof. Immanuel Wallerstein, Presiding • SUNDAY • Strategy for Research: A Roundtable Discussion, Leader Prof. Ann Seidman • LUNCH Address "Applied African Development" Mr. Timothy Jenkins, Chrm, Match Institutions • General Plenary Session II. Profs. James Turner and Immanuel Wallerstein presiding • Panel IV: U.S. Policy and Africa • RECEPTION • Film Presentation • MONDAY • ACAS Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting • Lobbying Visit to Capitol Hill by ACAS Members • The program says the Saturday General Plenary Session includes Remarks by Prof. Robert J. Cummings. The program says the Saturday General Plenary includes a speaker Prof. Immanuel Wallerstein 'ACAS, the United States and Africa: Developing a Scholarly Role in Foreign Affairs'. The program says Panel I includes Prof. James Turner (moderator) and participants Mr. Randall Robinson, Executive Director, TransAfrica; Mr. Edgar Lockwood, Director, Washington Office on Africa (WOA), Dr. Phil White, Department of Political Science, Yale University; Mr. Chris Chamberlain, Legislative Assistant to Senator Paul Tsongas; and a Representative from Zimbabwe. The program says Panel II includes Prof. David Wiley (moderator) and participants Cong. Howard Wolpe; Mr. Prexy Nesbitt, Institute for Policy Studies; Dr. Faysal A. Mohammed, Department of Economics, Howard University; and Dr. Pauline Baker, Staff Member, Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Senate. The program says General Plenary Session II agenda includes introduction of a Draft Constitution; and a discussion of ACAS Goals and Directions, Programs and Strategies, and Recruitment and Support. The program says the session Strategy or Research includes Dr. Aristone Chambati, Secretary for Research and Information, Zimbabwe African Peoples Union (ZAPU). The program says Panel IV includes Prof. Willard Johnson (moderator) and participants Dr. Mariowanda Nzuwah, Journal of Southern African Affairs; Dr. Muhamed el Khawas, Federal University/University of the District of Columbia; and Dr. Stephen Weissman, Staff Associate, Africa Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives. The program discusses long term research goals, Liberation Movement-Oriented Research, and Strategies for Mobilization and Communication. [Note: The correct spelling of the name is Ariston Chambati. The correct spelling of the names may be Mariyawanda Nzuwah and Mohamad El-Khawas.]
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers