Friday, August 11, 2006
UC Berkeley Panel Discussion
The Center for African Studies presents:
The Politics of Bones: Dr. Owens Wiwa and the Struggle for Nigeria's Oil
by J. Timothy Hunt
The gripping story of a people's battle against a corrupt government and a powerful oil company, as well as the current situation of oil in Nigeria, will be discussed by a PANEL OF EXPERTS including the book's author, J. Timothy Hunt (biographer and journalist, recipient of multiple National Magazine awards and the Canada Council Creative Writing Grant), Professor Michael Watts (UC Berkeley, Geography), Anna Zalik (Ciriacy Wanthrup Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley, Geography) and others. The newly released paperback version, published by McClelland & Stewart, will be available for purchase at the event.
Tuesday, September 5th, 2006
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
150 University Hall, UC Berkeley Campus.
Co-sponsored by UC Berkeley's Center for Human Rights