Cornell University Scholar to Give Lecture

September 14th, 2012 | Categories: Uncategorized

Muna Ndulo

Muna Ndulo will be the first speaker in the fifth annual Ralph R. Watkins Africana Studies Lecture Series at SUNY Oneonta. Ndulo will present “Challenges of Peace Keeping: African Solutions to African Problems” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Alden Room of the college’s Milne Library. Admission is free, and members of the community are invited attend.

Ndulo is an internationally-recognized scholar, professor of law at Cornell Law School and director of Cornell University’s Institute for African Development. He is the author of 14 books and has published more than 80 articles in academic journals.

The annual lecture series honors the late Professor Emeritus Ralph Watkins of the SUNY Oneonta History and Africana and Latino Studies departments. A specialist in African-American and American history, Watkins taught at the college for more than 30 years and served as chair of the Africana and Latino Studies Department for more than a decade.

This event is presented by the Department of Africana & Latino Studies with support from the college’s History Department, Center for Multicultural Experiences, Deans’ Offices and Sodexo. More information is available from the Department of Africana and Latino Studies at (607) 436-2619.