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Africa Week

  • 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Various Locations

A series of on-campus events highlighting African traditions and perspectives!

Africa Week event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Talk & Discussion: "U.S. Policy vis a vis the Continent of Africa: Progress and Pitfalls"
Featured lecturer Bernadette B. Paolo: Former President and CEO, The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa. with Ambassador Faida Mitifu, PhD.
4 - 6 p.m.
Power Center Ballroom

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Taste of Africa Marketplace
A plethora of African themes good from both non-profit and student vendors along with student groups, etsy and local collective; will feature African drumming, performances and African-themed food.
Vendors and Musicians: Tenthousand Villages, Ujamaa Collective, Mathew Tembo, Kuumba, Inc., Cameroon Football Development Program, Black Student Union at Duquesne University, Duquesne Uas, Center for African Studies - Duquesne University, Espoir D'Afrique / Alaje Couture Unity Shirts, and many more!
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Gumberg Library Patio and Union Antrim

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Motherland
A collection of African cultural performances, food and fashion! Hosted by Duquesne Uas (Duquesne Union of African Students)
7 - 10 p.m.
Africa Room, Duquesne Union

For more information visit our event page on Facebook.