The Peace Corps and Africa

A conference organized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Program to honor fifty years of volunteer service and assess the impacts of the Peace Corps in Africa and beyond.

March 24-26, 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin Memorial Union
800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

The conference will include academic presentations and panel discussions on the Peace Corps, development in Africa, and the impacts of the Peace Corps at home; storytelling sessions; the premier of a new documentary film on the Peace Corps in Africa and Wisconsin; an exhibition of Peace Corps art, photographs, and memorabilia; one or two keynote addresses; and a Saturday night Peace Corps dance in the Wisconsin Memorial Union.

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Peace Corp and Africa Conference

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