8:14 AM, October 23, 2015

Patience Essah Africana Studies Lecture Series

After Mandela:  South African Education in the Context of Politics, Business and Race

Dr. Stacy Nickson, Director of K - 12 Outreach and Fulbright Specialist, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 29 at 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Informed by first-hand knowledge gained as a Fulbright Scholar in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. Stacey Nickson will discuss the impact of current politics, business, and race on South Africa today.   Dr. Nickson's presentation will explore whether the post-Mandela politics of the African National Congress (ANC) and the policies of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) are driving South Africa towards Mandela's vision or draining the "rainbow nation" of its vitality and viability.

Co-sponsored with the Ralph Brown Draughon Library and Special Collections and Archives Department.

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