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We Have Much To Learn By Being Out In The World

The Broad World Of Darl & Florence Snyder

February 1 through February 21, 2004

two girls, one in African dress

 

We have much to learn by being out in the world. We need to be interested, not only in helping others to learn, but also in recognizing that we have much to learn in the process. The future of this institution rests on stimulation from contact with people in other cultures, in other parts of the world, and with other experiences.
Darl Snyder
The Synders with a print they donated to UGA

Dr. Darl Snyder, for many years the Director of International Development at the University of Georgia, and his wife, Florence, have been involved in agricultural development in Latin American and Africa, particularly in the nation of Burkina Faso. In 2003 they donated their papers and their wonderful collection of mementos to the University Archives in the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

brass statuette

This exhibit of African and Latin American art, clothing, photographs and other items from the Darl Snyder Papers, Collection UGA 03-033, is being staged in anticipation of the annual Darl Snyder Lecture on March 1, 2004. The lecture, organized by the African Studies Institute, will be presented in the University in the University Chapel and will feature Dr. Kate Winskell of the Scenarios from Africa project.


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