African American Studies Program: The Rev. Dr. Michael Okyerefo in “The Dynamics of Internal and International Migration in Africa”

FSU to Host University of Ghana Professor, the Rev. Dr. Michael Okyerefo, in “Migration in Africa”

Frostburg State University’s African American Studies Program will host the Rev. Dr. Michael Okyerefo for a presentation titled “The Dynamics of Internal and International Migration in Africa” as part of the African American Lecture Series. The lecture will take place Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 8.30 p.m. in the Lane Atkinson Room (232). This event is free and open to the public.

Okyerefo, a cultural sociologist and sociologist of religion, is an associate professor and head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Ghana. He holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of Austria, obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Cambridge and was a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge, Centre of African Studies, from October 2007 to March 2008. He has more than 16 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Okyerefo has also published a book, a number of book chapters and journal articles. He has authored more than 25 publications in his areas of teaching and research.

The presentation is co-sponsored by the Department of Geography, with the financial support of the FSU Foundation and the Faculty Development and Sabbatical Committee.

For more information, contact Dr. James Saku, coordinator of the African American Studies Program, at 301-687-4724 or jsaku@frostburg.edu.

Thursday, October 11 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Lane Center Atkinson Room
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg

Event Type

Lectures/Speakers

Phone for Info

301-687-4724

Contact Person

Dr. James Saku

Contact E-mail

jsaku@frostburg.edu

Ticket Info - Cost/Ticket site

Free and open to the public

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