Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS)
Spring 2000 SERSAS Conference
14 - 15 April 2000
Western Carolina University
SERSAS, the Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies, is pleased to announce the panel
schedule for the Spring 2000 conference, to be held high in the scenic Appalachian mountains at
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC on Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15. Scholars,
students, and "friends of Africa" from the wider community are encouraged to attend. SERSAS
takes great pride in our unique blend of scholarship, humor, and general good cheer. Please
Registration is a mere $10 -- and includes a year's membership in SERSAS!
Friday, 14 April:
Saturday, 15 April:
- 7:00 to 10:00 pm: Reception at WCU University Club
- 8:30 am - 9:30 am: Coffee and Donuts in Meeting Room: second floor of University Center/Student Union.
- 9:30 am - 11:00 am: Negotiating the Contested: Structure, Politics and Ideology in
- 11:15 am - 12:30 pm: Justice and Political Culture in Nigeria
- Maxim Matusevich, University of Illinois: "The Nigerian Perestroika Debate."
- Nonso Okereafoezeke, Western Carolina University: "Still Rooted in British
Colonialism: On Fashioning an Acceptable Justice System for a Federal,
- Chair and Commentator: Dr. Jonathan Reynolds, Northern Kentucky University
- 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm: Lunch and Informal Discussion
- Dr. Aron S. MacKinnon and Dr. Kenneth Wilburn: "SERSAS and the Internet: Opportunities and Plans."
- 1:45 pm -- 2:00 pm: SERSAS Business Meeting
- 2:00 pm -- 3:00 pm: Travel Courses the Internet in Africa
- 3:00 pm: Conference Closes
For directions to the conference, including a map and a virtual tour of
Western Carolina University, and information relating to accommodations,
Contact the coordinators:
Join SERSAS/Renew Dues:
Email James W. Brown, Treasurer or see him at the conference.
Send corrections/suggestions to Kenneth Wilburn, Web Editor for SERSAS
First Online Edition: 20 March 2000
Last Revised: 15 April 2001