Clemson, South Carolina, USA
Directions to SERSAS Reception:
Clemson University is off of I-85 in Clemson, SC. It can also be reached via the nearest regional airport, the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport.
Holtzendorff Hall: Starting from Alumni/Visitors Center and adjacent Alumni Circle turn left onto North Palmetto Boulevard; travel on North Palmetto Boulevard for 0.10 mile; turn left onto Daniel Drive; travel on Daniel Drive for 0.06 mile; turn left onto Sherman Street; travel on Sherman Street for 0.05 mile; turn right onto Highway 93; travel on Highway 93 for 0.14 mile; turn left into parking lot; travel on parking lot for 0.03 mile; then turn left into Holtzendorff Hall.
Accommodation for participants may be found at the following:
The James Martin Inn on campus or
The Sleep Inn, 1303 Tiger Blvd., Clemson, SC, USA (864)-653-6000.
SERSAS takes great pride in providing a friendly and collegial atmosphere which facilitates
the open exchange of scholarly perspectives. Faculty are encouraged to bring graduate and
undergraduate students as a means of introducing them to the workings of an academic
Friday, 8 November: Welcome Reception, 6:30 pm, Holtzendorff Hall (directions above)
Saturday, 9 November: Holtzendorff Hall (same directions as reception)
9:00 - 10:30: Panel 1--The South African Tranisition and Africa
Chair and Discussant: Aran Mackinnon (Department of History, State University of West Georgia)
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break
11:00-12:30: Panel 2--Leave No One Behind: Children and Education Issues
Chair and Discussant: Nonso Okereafoezeke (Department of Criminal Justice, Western Carolina University)
12:30 - 1:30: Lunch and Business Meeting; The Future of SERSAS
1:30-3:00: Panel 3--Whither or Apart: African Voices and American Perspectives on 'Africa'
Chair and Discussant: Jonathan Reynolds, Northern Kentucky University
3:00-4:00: Roundtable Discussion: Text, Context, Subtext and the Pretext of Texts on African Studies
James Burns (Clemson University), Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), and Aran MacKinnon (University of West Georgia)
4:00: Thanks and Closing Remarks: Aran MacKinnon
Join SERSAS/Renew Dues
Email James W. Brown, Treasurer or see him at the conference.
First Online Edition: 27 October 2002
Last Revised: 20 December 2002