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GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS RELEASE

         AMERICUS (Feb. 4, 2010)--  "Major Historical and Contemporary Developments in Ghana" is the subject of Georgia Southwestern State University's (GSW) Third World seminar Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The forum will be held in Room 301 of the Roney Building.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend this free program.

         The featured speaker is Daniel Buor, Ph.D., a professor of geography and provost of the College of Arts and Sciences at Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Brian R.

Parkinson, Ph.D., GSW assistant professor of history, will serve as the respondent.

         Buor's expertise lies in areas such as the role of traditional medicine in health care delivery systems in Ghana, reproductive decision-making in Ghanaian families, the environment and women's health, and regional cooperation and development. Buor has Ph.D.s in medical geography and health sciences.

         The forum is co-sponsored by the Department of History and Political Science, the Georgia Southwestern Foundation, the Division Continuing Education, and the Association of Third World Studies, Inc.