Join us for the Ali A. Mazrui Memorial Roundtable and Reception on Tuesday, March 10, 4:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in International Ballroom West
A Memorial Roundtable has been organized in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Ali A. Mazrui (1933-2015) world-renowned Kenyan-born scholar, who was the Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and Founding Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University, Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large and later as Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large Emeritus and also Senior Scholar in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University.
In 2005 the American journal, FOREIGN POLICY (Washington, DC), and the British Journal, PROSPECT (London), nominated him among the top 100 public intellectuals alive in the world as a whole. He authored over thirty books with several on education and hundreds of articles published in five continents. He served on the editorial boards of more than twenty international scholarly journals. Dr. Mazrui's television work includes the widely discussed nine-part 1986 documentary The Africans: A Triple Heritage, (BBC and PBS). A book by the same title jointly published by BBC Publications and Little, Brown and Company was a best seller in Britain in 1986.
Africa Special Interest Group Reception in Honor/Memory of Ali A. Mazrui. Co-sponsored with Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and Ali A. Mazrui Foundation.
Tuesday, March 10, at 6:45pm.