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AFRICA WORKSHOP AND AFRICAN WRITERS ON WRITING AND CITIZENSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

African writers on citizenship Panel Discussion
featuring Frieda Ekotto, Associate Professor, CAAS/Comparative Literature/Romance Languages; Fatou Diome, writer (France and Senegal) and author of three books including the novel Kétala (2006); Nimrod Bena Djangrang, writer (Tchad/Ivory Coast/France), KCP Visiting Professor and author of three books including the poetry collection Pierre, Poussiére (1989)
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

Colonialism Now: Recolonization and the Writing of Contemporary History in Africa
Gregory Mann, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
co-sponsored with the Africa History Group
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

the ethics of representation
Zoe Witcomb, South African Writer and Professor of English Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

ZOE WITCOMB READS FROM HER NOVEL, PLAYING IN THE LIGHT
with introduction by Jennifer Wenzel, Assistant Professor, English Language and Literature
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: 3222 Angell Hall


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

CHIMAMANDA NOOZI ADICHIE READS FROM HER NOVEL, HALF OF A YELLOW SUN
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME:
7:00 PM
LOCATION: Shaman Drum Bookstore, 311-315 South State St.


THURSDAY, MARCH 15

AFRICAN WORKSHOP SEMINAR: ON WRITING AND CITIZENSHIP IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:00 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

material struggles and democratic rights in the new south africa
Elke Zuern, Assistant Professor of Politics, Sarah Lawrence College
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

ON writing and citizenship: A READING OF 53 CM
Bessora, author of 53 cm, Les Tâches d'encre, and several other novels
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME:5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall