The Africa Week Lecture series kicks off with a talk on space, vegetation, and community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, led by François Gutu Kia Zimi.
Zimi is associate professor of development economics at the Université Pédagogique Nationale in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. His main area of research is urbanization and the issue of occupancy and vegetation; he has published five books on the subject.
This event is free and open to the public. For information on African Film weekend, visit the website.
Africa Week is presented by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, with support from the Office of International Education, the Media Resource Center, and the International Studies program.
Contact: Kasongo Kapanga