CAPE VERDE: IMAGES AND REALITIES Perceptions of the Cape Verdean Identity

Dear Distinguished Members of the Cape Verdean Community:

This weekend of March 8-10, 2002, the Cape Verdean Student Association of Brown University will be hosting their fourth annual Cape Verdean Heritage Weekend (hereinafter CVHW). This Year's theme is:

Enclosed please see the calendar for your review.

We would like to invite you to attend this weekend's events at Brown University.

The following are locations to the buildings where events will be held:

If you need additional information, please contact me at 401-743-0211 or at 401-867-2120 or via email at

I hope to see you next weekend!

Ate Logo,

Grismaldy Laboy,

2002 CVHW Programmer

2002 Cape Verdean heritage Weekend
Cape Verde Images and Realities
Different Perceptions of Cape Verdean Identity
March 8,9,10
Brown University, Providence, RI
Friday 3/8/02
4pm-6pm Cape Verdean Search Weekend Registration
Leung Gallery 7pm Movie Night featuring "Eyes on the Prize"
Salomon 001 10pm "The Throw Down" Party
Leung Gallery
Admission: $5
Proceeds go to the Sandbox Project, which is raising funds to build playgrounds on each of the islands of Cape Verde.

Saturday, 3/9/02
10am-12pm Financial Aid and Admissions Workshop
Salomon 001

2:30pm Brown University Tour

7pm Convocation at Salomon 101
Student Speaker: Jose DaMoura M.A.T. '02
Alumni Speaker: Teresa Fernandes '85
Keynote Speaker: Joao Monteiro, Professor from Salve Regina

9pm Convocation Reception at the Third World Center

Sunday, 3/10/02
11am-1pm Search Weekend Closing Ceremony
Chancellor Dining Room in "The Ratty"

7pm-9pm Discussion Panel at Wilson Hall 102
Is there a Single Cape Verdean Identity?
Facilitated by Andrea Carvalho '05

Thank You to the Following Organizations and Departments for Co- sponsoring Cape Verdean Heritage Weekend 2002:

African Student Association, Anthropology Department, Cape Verdean Student Association, Education Department, Office of the Dean of College, Office of Student Life, Sigma Lambda Upsilon/SeŇoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc., Sociology Department, Third World Center

Special Thanks to: Andrea Carvalho '05, Brooke Wallace '05 and Diana Duarte '05

Programmer: Grismaldy Laboy M.A.T. '02