Nelson Mandela Memorial
In Honor of His Life and Struggles
Wednesday, December 11, 3pm, 1210 Heller Hall
Regents Professor Allen Isaacman, Department of History- UMN
Professor August Nimtz, Department of Political Science - UMN
Professor Helena Pohlandt-McCormick, Department of History - UMN
Professor Peter Lekgoathi, University of the Witwatersrand
Virgil Slade, PhD Student, Department of History – UMN
Janeke Thumbran, PhD Student, Department of History- UMN
Kurt Campbell, Visiting Scholar, University of the Western Cape
Therona Moodley, Visiting Scholar, University of Fort Hare
Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies
Personal Tribute by Premesh Lalu, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. The article appeared in an earlier version in Economic and Political Weekly in July 2013.
Personal Tribute by August Nimtz Jr., Professor of Political Science and African American and African Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Co-coordinator of the Minnesota Cuba Committee. The article appeared in the Star Tribune on December 9, 2013.
Personal Tribute by Helena Pohlandt-McCormick, Professor of History at the University of Minnesota. This article appeared in Al-Jazeerah America on December 7, 2013.
A special thanks to all those who contributed to this event and made it so memorable.