ACAS Review

An Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) Tribute to Terence O. Ranger (29 November 1929 – 3 January 2015)
(No. 89)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Timothy Scarnecchia (Complier), Teresa Barnes (Compiler), Peter Limb (Compiler)
Spring 2015
60 pages
Contents: An Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) Tribute to Terence O. Ranger (29 November 1929 – 3 January 2015) Compiled by Timothy Scarnecchia, Teresa Barnes, and Peter Limb • Terence Ranger Bibliography • APPENDIX A: REMARKS AT BESTOWAL OF DISTINGUISHED AFRICANIST AWARD FROM THE AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION US (2009) • Appendix B: Terry Ranger’s expert testimony in an asylum case for a Zimbabwean seeking to remain in the UK because of political violence and threats in Zimbabwe • The newsletter says this special ACAS Review pays tribute to Terence O. Ranger who passed on January 3, 2015, just after midnight just past his 86th Birthday. The newsletter includes tributes by Alois Mlambo, Professor of History, University of Pretoria; Josephine Nhongo-Simbanegavi, Zimbabwean Historian; Ned & Annie Alpers; Allison Shutt, Professor of History, Hendrix College; Merrick Posnansky, Professor Emeritus, History and Anthropology, UCLA; Liz Gunner, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park, Johannesburg; Eliakim Sibanda, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of History, University of Winnipeg; Wendy Urban-Mead, Africa History Faculty, Bard College; Isabel Mukonyora, Associate Professor, Western Kentucky University; Paul Landau, Professor of History, University of Maryland; Jonathan Zilberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for African Studies, Alumnus; Teresa Barnes, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Illinois; Enocent Msindo is Associate Professor of History at Rhodes University, South Africa; Timothy Scarnecchia, Associate Professor, Department of History, Kent State University; Marcia Lynn Tiede, Catalog Librarian, Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University; Robin Palmer, Land Rights Adviser, Mokoro; Stephanie Kitchen, Managing editor/Chair of the Publications Committee, International African Institute, London; Murray McCartney, Weaver Press, Harare. The newsletter discusses ZANU (Zimbabwe African National Union), ZANU/PF, British Zimbabwe Society, the Journal of Southern African Studies, the University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF), Professor Ali Mazrui, Southern African Book Development Trust (SABDET), the African Studies Association (ASA), Jim Brennan, land, Zimbabwe's Ministry of Education, the University College of Dar es Salaam, the University of East Africa, the Arusha Declaration, Southern Rhodesia, UCLA (University of California Los Angeles), Uganda students, the University of Zambia, the Pan African History Conference, the Central African Federation, women’s history, Richard Gray, East African Academy, Lusaka, independence, Northern Rhodesia, Bulawayo Burning, ZAPU (Zimbabwe African People's Union ), Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, NDP, St. Antony's College in Oxford, Christianity, Cyrene art, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the British Zimbabwe Society, Terri Barnes, Terry Ranger, the National Archives of Zimbabwe, the Methodist church, Stokely Carmichael, detainees, Herbert Chitepo's assassination, the Federal Government of Sir Roy Welensky, Matabeleland, democracy, Human Rights Watch, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), NGOs, civil society, National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO), Fambai Ngirande, SADC, the Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (ZESN), the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights, Dumiso Dabengwa,  ZIPRA, International Relief Service, Evangelical Fellowship, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference, the  Zimbabwe Council of Churches, the Anglican Province of Central Africa, Alois Chaumba, the Student Christian Movement, the World Council of Churches (WCC), Botswana, President Khama, the Selous Scouts, and 'dirty trick' operations.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.