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African Studies Colloquium - "Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid: Past Lives, Present Lessons"

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 4:00pm

Speaker: Alan Weider

Location: Gambrell 431

Alan Wieder is an oral historian who lives in Portland, Oregon. Since 1999 he has worked on oral histories of political resistance in apartheid South Africa. He spent over twenty years on the faculty of the University of South Carolina and has also taught at the University of Western Cape in South Africa. He is the author of Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid.


Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by the USC African Studies Program and the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies.