[eDebate] Africa topic--High School Debate Info

Kuswa, Kevin kkuswa
Sun Mar 11 12:42:12 CDT 2007


Hi all,
 
If you coach high school debate (or participate), you might want to take a look at the
University of Richmond summer debate institute.
 
http://rhetoric.richmond.edu/news/debatewkshop.htm
 
The Africa topic is a GREAT AREA and we are making plans with experts in the field.
 
Contact me with any questions....
 
kevin
kkuswa at richmond.edu
 
 
One Richmond faculty member we are in contact with (as we put together our connections to experts in the field) is Dr. Carol Summers.  A portion of her vitae is pasted down below--you will notice very quickly how much she has to offer on this topic.
 
 
Dr. Carol Summers
 
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
Major Fellowships, Grants and Awards: 

Distinguished Educator Award, University of Richmond, 2001

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Academy of Education (Spencer Foundation) for Spring and Fall 1995

Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study in the African Humanities, Northwestern University, for residency Winter 1995

Doctoral Research Fellowship (African Area Studies), Social Sciences Research Council, 1988-9

Smaller Fellowships and Grants:

Program for Teaching Fellowship [Revising Perspectives on International Studies Curriculum] University of Richmond Summer 2005
Travel to Conference Grant, University of Richmond for AEGIS conference, London, 2005
Summer Travel Grant, Global Partners Institute, East Africa for research in Uganda June 2004
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in England and Uganda, 2003-4
Travel Seminar, Environment and Ecology in Eastern Europe since Socialism, Global Partners, Czech Republic, June 2003
Summer Travel Grant, Global Partners Institute, East Africa for travel in Uganda and Tanzania Summer 2002
Travel to Conference Grant, University of Richmond, 2002 for travel to "Women's Worlds" Conference in Kampala, Uganda, Summer 2002
Summer Research Fellowship, University of Richmond, Summer 2001
Travel Seminar, Global Partners Institute on Development and Change in East Africa, University of Nairobi, June-July 2000
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in England, Italy, and Uganda, 1999
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in Uganda and language training in Luganda, summer 1998
Fellowship, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Travel Seminar on Post-Revolutionary Change in Ethiopia and Eritrea, Michigan State University, Ethiopia and Eritrea, June-July 1997
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in England and Uganda, 1997-8
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in Zimbabwe and England, May- August 1994
Faculty Research Grant, University of Richmond, for research in Zimbabwe and England, May-August, 1992 
Women's Studies Travel and Research Grant, Johns Hopkins University, 1990
 Atlantic Seminar Travel and Research Grant, Johns Hopkins University, 1987

Publications:  
Books:

Colonial Lessons: Africans' Education in Southern Rhodesia, 1918-1935 (Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002)

>From Civilization to Segregation: Social Ideals and Social Control in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1934 (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1994)

Journal Articles:

 "Radical Rudeness: Ugandan Social Critiques during the 1940s" Journal of Social History (forthcoming March 2006)

 "'Subterranean Evil' and 'Tumultuous Riot' in Buganda: Authority and Alienation at King's College, Budo, 1942" Journal of African History (forthcoming)

"Young Buganda and Old Boys: Youth, Generational Transition and Ideas of Leadership in Buganda, 1920-1949" Africa Today 51:3 (Spring 2005)109-128

 "Mission Boys, Civilized Men and Marriage: Educated African Men in the Missions of Southern Rhodesia 1920-1945" Journal of Religious History 23:1 (February 1999) 75-91

 "Giving Orders: Controversies over Africans' authority in development programs in rural Southern Rhodesia, 1928-1934" International Journal of African Historical Studies 31:2 (1998) 279-300

 "Demanding Schools: The Umchingwe project and African men's struggles for education in Southern Rhodesia, 1928-1934" African Studies Review 40:2 (September 1997) 117-139

 "'If you can educate the Native Woman...': Debates over the schooling and education of girls and women in Southern Rhodesia 1900-1934" History of Education Quarterly 36:4 (Winter 1996) 449-471

 "Educational Controversies: African Activism and Educational Strategies in Southern Rhodesia, 1920-1934" Journal of Southern African Studies 20 (March 1994) 3-25

 "Intimate Colonialism: The Imperial Production of Reproduction in Uganda, 1907 to 1925" Signs 16:4 (Summer, 1991) 787-807

Book Chapters

"Tickets, Concerts and School Fees: Faith and Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe 1900-40" in Conversion: Old Worlds and New Anthony Grafton and Kenneth Mills, ed.s, (Rochester: U. of Rochester Press, 2003) 241-270

"Force and Colonial Development in Eastern Uganda" in J.M. Bahemuka and JL Brockington, ed.s, East Africa in Transition: Communities, Cultures and Change (Nairobi: Acton Publishers, 2002) 181-207

Selected Scholarly Presentations:

"Catholic Action: Radical activism in Buganda revisited: 1920-50,"  Panel on Missions and Citizenship,  AEGIS  Conference, SOAS, London, 2 July  2005 

"The Tongues are Restless: Activism in Buganda, 1945-53," African Studies Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA November 2004

"Grandfathers, Grandsons, Morality and Radical Politics in Late Colonial Buganda" Stanford University Symposium on Law and Colonialism in Africa, May 2004

"Radical Rudeness: Ugandan Social Critiques in the 1940s" Carolina African Studies Seminar, March 2004; Makerere Institute for Social Research, June 2004; Kampala International University for  the Uganda Society, June 2004; Conference on the Future of Social History, Journal of Social History, George Mason University, October 2004

"'Subterranean Evil' and 'Tumultuous Riot': Authority and Alienation at King's College, Budo, Buganda 1942" African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Boston MA October 2003

 "The Nnamasole Crisis and Public Politics: Scandal and Popular Politics in Colonial Buganda" African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 2002 

"Scandal, Legitimacy and Loyalty: Public Discourses on Sex in Colonial Buganda" Women's Worlds Conference, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda 23 July 2002

"Forcing Development?: Defenses of Violence against Women in Colonial Eastern Uganda" Women's Worlds Conference, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, 25 July 2002

"Trashy Literature and Timely Insights: Using Contemporary Popular Fiction in Teaching about Africa Now" Roundtable on African Literature and the Social Sciences, African Literature Association Annual Meeting, 6 April 2001.  

"Opposing the Agreement: Ugandan Politics in the 1940s" African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Nashville TN, November 2000

"Whips, Women and Change: Force and 'Development' in Eastern Uganda during the 1920s," Development and Change in East Africa Seminar, University of Nairobi, July 2000 

"Tickets, Concerts and School Fees: Faith and Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe 1900-40" Shelby Cullom Davis Center, Princeton University, April 2000  

 "Boys, Men and Training: Making White Maturity in Colonial Zimbabwe c1915-1935," World History Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 1999

 "Raw Natives, Mission Boys and Government Jobs," African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, November 1997.

 "Mission Boys, Civilized Men and Marriage: Educated African Men in the Missions of Southern Rhodesia, 1920-45," University of Minnesota, May 2-3 1997

 "New Chiefs, Mission Communities and Elite Teachers:  African Agency in Southern Rhodesia during the 1930s," African Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, November 1996

 "Race, Class and Coalitions: Struggles over Schooling in Southern Rhodesia during the 1930s" Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, October 1996

 "Tickets, Concerts and School Fees: Faith, Finance and Mission Churches in Southern Rhodesia During the 1930s" Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 15 August 1996

 "Educational Controversies: Africans' struggles over education in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1900-45" National Academy of Education Spencer Fellows Forum, American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, 11 April 1996

 "Giving Orders: Controversies over Africans' authority in development programs in rural Southern Rhodesia during the 1930s" African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Orlando FL, 5 November 1995

 "Teaching Controversies: Teachers in the Rural Schools of Southern Rhodesia 1908-1942" History of Education Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN 20 October 1995

 "Learning, Teaching and Demonstrating: Pedagogy in Southern Rhodesia, 1900-1935," African Studies Association, Toronto Ontario, November, 1994

 "Engendering Controversy: Race, Class and Culture in Debates over Education in Southern Rhodesia, 1919-1935," American Historical Association, Washington DC, December, 1992

Books Reviewed for Africa, Africa Today, African Studies Quarterly,  African Studies Review,  American Historical Review, H-SAfrica,  Itinerario, International Journal of African Historical Studies, Journal of African History

Manuscripts Reviewed for Heinemann, Social History of Africa series; Africa Today, American Historical Review, Gender and History,  International Journal of African Historical Studies




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