ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard Africana Studies Program and Black Student Organization present a luncheon lecture by Wanjiku Ng’ang’a, visiting Fulbright scholar at Bard, on the topic “Girls, Puberty, and Education in Kenya: An African Case,” on Saturday, March 10. The program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the multipurpose room of the Bertelsmann Campus Center at Bard College. Reservations are requested for the luncheon as seating is limited. Please call 845-758-7235 to preregister by February 21. [No reservations are necessary for attendance only at the lecture by Ng’ang’a, which begins at 12:15 p.m., following the luncheon.]
Wanjiku Ng’ang’a, a Fulbright Fellow in Linguistics, received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Nairobi, a master of philosophy degree from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. from Helsinki University. She is a technical director with Africom Technologies Group, Helsinki; a consultant language technologist with the Igbo Online Resources Project at the University of Nigeria; and a researcher for the Swahili Project of the University of Helsinki and WebALT, Helsinki. Ng’ang’a is on the faculty of the Institute of Computer Science of the University of Nairobi.
For further information, call 845-758-7235.
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