The Divestiture Working Group announces: Midwest Conference on 'University and Corporate Involvement in South Africa'

by Divestiture Working Group
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Undated, about Fall 1978
4 pages
Type: Leaflet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Brochure advertising a conference University and Corporate Involvement in South Africa at Northwestern University October 20, 21, 22, 1978. The Friday conference agenda includes OPENING SESSION: Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Abraham Demoz, Director of Program of African Studies, Northwestern University. The Saturday conference agenda includes INFORMAL PLENARY SESSION: Overview of the Struggle against Apartheid from the United States to South Africa; Reports (Northwestern and others). WORKSHOPS: Analysis and Lessons: - The Nature of Apartheid: U.S. Corporate and Military Support, - The Case for University Divestment, - Corporate Support for Apartheid and Racism: United States and South Africa, - Community and Labor Action against Corporate Support for Apartheid: Krugerrand, Bank Loans, Pension Funds. Church Campaigns, - Legislative Action on Local, National and International Levels. Workshops: Strategy for the Future and Building the National Movement - The Divestment Movement, - The Role of Labor and the Community, - Building a Mid-West Regional Network for Information and Action, - The Fight against Apartheid and the Fight for Black Rights in the United States. Conference opening night guest speakers: Ann Seidman, Professor, Brown University "University Involvement in Corporate Support for Apartheid"; Drake Koka, founder of the Black Allied Trade Union Movement of South Africa; and Dennis Brutus, South African exile and poet.
Collection: Carole Collins Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections