Africa Week 2018 to Highlight Traditions and Perspectives

The Duquesne community is invited to learn more about African traditions and perspectives during the fourth annual Africa Week.

Africa WeekSponsored by the Center for African Studies, the celebration features outreach activities, lectures and performances that highlight African traditions.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Tuesday, Sept. 18
Chronic Pain: Global Responses With Specific Attention to Africa
Africa Room, Union, 4 to 6 p.m.
The event will feature Dr. Télesphore Benoît Nguelefack, associate professor at the Université de Dschang Laboratory of Animal Physiology and Phytopharmacology in Dschang, Cameroon. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Sept. 19
African Marketplace
Academic Walk, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The marketplace will feature a variety of African-themed goods from non-profit groups and student vendors as well as African drumming performances and African-themed food.

Maymester Memories
Africa Room, Union, 5 to 7 p.m.
Students, faculty and advisors will share experiences from their Maymester study abroad trips to Tanzania. RSVP to by Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Thursday, Sept. 20
Showcase Afrique
Africa Room, Union, 6 to 8 p.m.
The Duquesne Union of African Students will provide African cultural performances, food and fashion.
Africa Week is free and open to the public. For more information, email, call 412.396.2651 or visit the event page.