Madiba's Gifts: Nelson Mandela's Life and Legacies - A Tribute

Event Details

April 4, 2014
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
External Relations and University Events

Please join the UMass Amherst community in celebrating Madiba's Gifts: Nelson Mandela's Life and Legacies - A Tribute.  Sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor with the support of the Five College African Studies Council as a part of the Africa Day celebrations, this event features Keynote Speaker Garrey M. Dennie, former speech writer for Nelson Mandela and Professor of History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. 

Panel conversations include:

The South African Struggle: Global Connections 

The South African Struggle: Voices from Within

Featured performances by:

The Amandla Chorus

The Amherst Area Gospel Choir

The Five College West African Music Ensemble

The Wonberi Dancers


This celebration is free and open to all.  A reception immediately follows the event. 



Bowker Auditorium is located within Stockbridge Hall.