CSUB News

 

NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 9, 2001
CONTACT: Mike Stepanovich, 661/664-2456, mstepanovich@csub.edu


Zimbabwe explored in professor's lecture



A California State University, Bakersfield history professor will offer a first-hand look at the African nation of Zimbabwe during CSUB’s next History Forum on Friday, Nov. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Albertson Room of the Dore Theater.

Jim Meriwether, who spent the past academic year as a Fulbright lecturer and researcher at the University of Zimbabwe, will give a talk titled, "Zimbabwe: Today, or What Shall We Do?"

The title of Meriwether’s talk is taken from a song by Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwe’s leading musician. While the song itself focuses on the AIDS devastation in that country, Meriwether’s talk will range broadly into Zimbabwe’s history as well as the current political, economic, and social situation there.

The History Forum talk is free and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the CSUB History Department at 661/664-3079.


# # #



www.csub.edu