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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
4:30–6:30 p.m.


The Fireplace Lounge - Lower Level of the Ruth S. Harley University Center

Written in Her Own Voice: A Book Talk and Celebration Featuring the Maasai

adeniji_coverPBcpi.inddJoin the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies as we highlight the experiences of women of African descent and showcase the beauty and diversity of African cultural expressions.

During this exciting event, Professors Anne Mungai, Ph.D. and Dolapo Adeniji-Neill, Ph.D. will discuss their newly published book, Written in Her Own Voice: Ethno-educational Autobiographies of Women in Education. This discussion will be moderated by Professor Marsha J. Tyson Darling, Ph.D.

massai-eventAfter the book talk, special guests, Chief Joseph ole Tipanko and members of the Maasai Mara Village of southern Kenya will present an interactive program that will include an historical and cultural overview of the ancient Maasai tribe, including song, dance, and discussion of gender roles and girls’ education in Maasailand.

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