Come enjoy "Bridging the Gap: Overcoming Barriers, Seeking Solutions," an event planned by the Union of African Communities in Southwestern PA and supported by the African Studies Program, the Global Studies Center, and the Africana Studies Department at Pitt. The purpose of the event is to foster unity, understanding, and cooperation between multiple communities of African descent living in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The event will include a panel of compelling speakers, discussion, a meet and greet afterwards, and food! Panelists include Paulo Nzambi, Onyinyechi (Gandhi) Chukwunyere, Linsey McDaniel, Gerald Ferguson, Gail Manker, and Oriel Barry. Oronde Sharif is the moderator, and Dr. Yolanda Covington-Ward is the discussant.
Saturday, June 11
Tuesday, June 14
Angelo Golia, a doctoral candidate at the University of Naples II in Italy, will speak on the subject of “Transnational Enterprises from a Constitutional Law Perspective.” Angelo is writing his PhD dissertation on “The Responsibility of Transnational Enterprises for Human Rights Violations: A Comparative Perspective.” He received his master’s degree in law from the University of Naples II in 2013. He has been a stagiaire at the Institute des Hautes Etudes sur la Justice in Paris, France, and is a member of the Clinique Doctorale de droit international des droits in Aix-en-Provence ,France. He will be in residence with CILE from February 2016 through June 2016.
Please RSVP for sandwiches, chips and soft drinks.