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Fulbright Scholar Louis Mendy to Lecture on Human Rights Issues in American Literature

Posted Feb. 11, 2013
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Fulbright Scholar Louis Mendy, Ph.D., will lecture on
human rights issues in American literature on Feb. 13 at
Ritchie Hall. 

Join the Department of Pan-African Studies on Wednesday, Feb 13, at noon for a lunch-and-learn session that will feature a lecture by Fulbright Scholar Louis Mendy, Ph.D. The event takes place in Room 127c main office conference room at Ritchie Hall, which is located at 225 Terrace Drive on the Kent Campus.

Mendy is an associate professor of American literature and civilization at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. He is at Kent State University this academic year to conduct research on human rights issues in American literature.  Mendy also is a human rights defender who has voluntarily worked for Amnesty International in Senegal and London for nearly a decade.

For more information about this event and to participate in upcoming events, contact the Department of Pan-African Studies at 330-672-2300.