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October 16, 2013

Barbara Anderson, Lecturer in African, African American, and Diaspora Studies; Associate Director, African Studies Center

This talk addresses the challenges and promises for girls’ and women’s education in Africa, exploring the ways that European colonialism, missionary work, and contemporary neocolonial economic policies shape African educational opportunities and experiences. It also provides some interesting comparisons in female education between the developed and developing world.

TIME: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to Foster’s Market

Monday – Saturday: 9-9
Sunday: 10-5
Phone# (919)942-7373