Critical Theory Concerning Cultural Production of African Literature and Cinema: Comparisons Across Borders


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  • Host Department: Comparative Literature
  • Date: 10/29/2010 - 10/30/2010
  • Time: 08:30AM - 06:00PM

  • Location: Friday 10/29 International Center MSU Lansing, MI Saturday 10/30 Wolverine ABC MI Union Ann Arbor, MI

  • Description: Conference in the Wolverine Room, Michigan Union (8:30-5pm) Organized at Michigan State University (Oct 29) and at the University of Michigan (Oct 30), this conference provides a comparative perspective on critical theory concerning cultural production in Africa. Specialists from diverse disciplines and fields within African studies provide a comparative perspective on cutural production across borders, inside and outside the continent, and probe the limits and possibilities of new approaches to global economy. Speakers include Maria Brewer, Magali Compan-Banard, Mandy Davis, Frieda Ekotto, Nathalie Etoke, Lindsey Green-Simms, Chalres Gueboguo, Adleine Koh, Leonora Miano, Tejumola Olaniyan, Marie Stoll, Soraya Tlatli and Patrick Tonks.