Saturday, March 3, 2012

Invisible Children and Amnesty International Present...

This Tuesday, discover the impact of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army on Uganda in a presentation co-hosted by Invisible Children and Amnesty International at McGill:

Friday, March 2, 2012


Hi, African Studies students!

Hope you all had a calm and relaxing reading week!  Below are a few updates on upcoming events and AFRI classes.

1)  AFRI 200 Reinstated!  After meetings with the African Studies Program Committee and other McGill administration members, it's official-- AFRI 200:  Introduction to African Studies will be offered in the 2012-2013 school year!  Thank you to all of you who signed the petition that helped make this possible!
2) Logo Contest:  Are you the creative type?  Or perhaps just like to doodle?  Sketch out a logo for the ASSA and submit it to our e-mail ( by March 15th, and you'll be put in the running for our logo contest!  The prize is a free McGill African Studies sweatshirt (the best piece of AFRI swag on da block), so send your submissions on in.
3)  ISID Speaker Series:  Keep an eye out for the Institute for the Study of International Development's speaker series!  There are some incredible speakers coming up whose research centres on Africa