A NAFSA seminar offered by the Global Programs and Resource Development Department.
The 2019 Africa Forum explored issues related to international partnerships and cooperation with Africa. Global Dialogue Program fellows and partners, and other African higher education leaders shared innovative practices in the region and provided insight on how to develop sustainable and successful internationalization strategies and partnerships.
NAFSA thanks Penn State for their generous support of this event.
Speakers, Panelists, and Moderator
|Thursday, May 30, 2019|
|1:30 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.||Welcome and Introduction
Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Professor of African and Comparative/International Politics, Ithaca College
|1:35 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.||Sponsor Address
Robert Crane, PhD, Associate Vice Provost of Global Programs, Penn State
|1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.||Keynote Presentation: Cross-Examining African-Centeredness in International Education (with Q&A)
Akosua Adomako Ampofo, PhD, Professor of African and Gender Studies, University of Ghana, and President, African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA)
|2:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.||International Higher Education and Partnerships Panel (moderated by Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, includes Q&A)
|2:55 p.m. –3:25 p.m.||Roundtable Partnership Discussions
Higher Education Internationalization in Africa (grouped by regions)
|3:25 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Closing Remarks
Read the official report from the 2019 NAFSA Africa Forum.