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AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Teacher Workshop Agenda
Saturday, November 22, 2014

The workshop carries four professional growth points!

8:30-9:30am              Welcome and Keynote: “The Challenges of Higher Education in Nigeria”
                                    Dr. Toyin Falola, University of Texas at Austin
                                    President, African Studies Association

9:30-10:30am            Session I: “The ABCs of Teaching about Africa: Simplified Approaches to Integrate Africa”
                                    Dr. Agnes Leslie, University of Florida, Gainesville

10:30-10:45am          Coffee / Tea Break
 
10:45-11:45am          Session II: “Teaching about Emerging Issues in Africa”
                                    Dr. Anne Waliaula, University of Wisconsin, Madison

11:45am-12:45pm     Session III: “The Ebola Crisis in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone”
                                    Dr. John Metzler, Michigan State University, East Lansing

 
Participants are encouraged to explore the exhibit hall, attend panel presentations, and mingle with African Studies Association members in the afternoon.