Daily Archives: March 14, 2010

Learning About Africa: Reality and Dafur

His fair-minded efforts to understand the motivations of the various actors involved ultimately lead him to challenge head-on the over-simplifications and distortions perpetuated by many Western journalists and Save Darfur campaigners.

Thoughtful review of Rob Crilly’s book Saving Darfur: Everyone’s Favourite African War.

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The Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education

This committee selects and awards a stellar collection of books.  Their annual awards breakfast is this coming Thursday, March 18th and you are invited! Sadly, I won’t be there (teaching, you know), but some day I hope I can make it as they’ve an excellent list (and the college is literally around the corner from my home).

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