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IBPF Celebrates Scholar-Poet Harry Garuba at 60

Dateline: Sunday, April 8, 2018, IBPF celebrates Harry Garuba at 60.

Poets and critics will gather to honor the scholar-poet, Harry Garuba of UCT, Cape Town, South Africa. It is happening on the campus of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Two events, two themes, two venues, all for one great intellectual and creative mind.

First event: "Shadows, Dreams and the Eruptions of Poetry"
Venue: Faculty of Arts Quadrangle
Time: 4.30 - 6.00pm

Second event: "Of poetry, peppersoup, palmwine and other intimations"

HUMBOLDT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE at UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

#HKHNIBADAN2018

HUMBOLDT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE at UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

The Humboldt Kolleg in the Humanities in Nigeria (HKHN) Conference will hold at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria from February 19 to 22, 2018. The theme of the conference is: “Of Texts, Spaces, Signs and Symbols: Questing Corpora for Translational Research in the Humanities”.

Rudy G. Wilson: The American who was a true African

Rudy G. Wilson (June 17, 1935 – December 4, 2017)

My great benefactor, Rudy Wilson just passed on in the US. He was 82 years old.

Great man. Large heart. Patron. Educationist. Spirit of Africa-America Renaissance. Lover of all things literary and cultural. First elected African American President of the School Board in Edwardsville, Illinois. First African American to teach in an all-white school in Claremont. Silent but effective revolutionary.

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S.C.O.R.E Series 13

S.C.O.R.E: Scholarships and Conferences Opportunities for Researchers and Experts

1. Call to Join Online Forum on Agriculture and Nutrition
The e-Agriculture Community of Practice, in conjunction with partners, are glad to announce the upcoming online discussion themed, “e-forum discussion on ICTs and Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition”. 

S.C.O.R.E: Scholarships and Conferences Opportunities for Researchers and Experts

1. Programme Address: http://www.nrf.ac.za/events/3rd-international-conference-global-food-security

http://www.globalfoodsecurityconference.com

Funder: Elsevier and DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape

Conference Theme: Global Challenges, Local Solutions and Connected Pathways

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