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Title: Lecture: From “Terrorist” to President to World Icon
Calendar: College of Arts and Sciences Events
Date: 02.28.2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: 1401 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, United States
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What: Lecture: From “Terrorist” to President to World Icon
When: Feb. 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Heritage Hall Room 102, 1401 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, United States
Price: Free
Contact: Kathryn D. Morgan, kmorgan@uab.edu

The African American Faculty Association & The African American Studies Program invite you to attend a lecture by Dr. Selvum Pillay, "From 'Terrorist' to President to World Icon: An ordinary South African’s perspective on the influence of Nelson Mandela on the Apartheid struggle and beyond."

Pillay, a South Africa native and now a faculty member in the UAB School of Engineering, shares his experience about life under the apartheid regime in South Africa and subsequent freedom. The talk will include the daily life challenges, the struggle against apartheid and the influence of Nelson Mandela and other South African leaders who sacrificed their lives for a the freedom of a nation.
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