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Thursday, 06 January

11. Narrating African Trauma

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 301B, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures

Presiding: Livinus Odozor, Univ. of Toronto

1. “Eritrea’s Poetry of War,” Charles Cantalupo, Penn State Univ., Schuylkill Haven

2. “War and Women’s Space in Léonora Miano’s Dark Heart of the Night,” Janice S. Spleth, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

3. “African Trauma, Atlantic Economies: Abolitionism, Colonialism, and Freetown,” Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi, Université du Montréal

4. “‘The Young Shall Grow’: Rituals of Initiation in Narratives of the Biafran Conflict,” Mariaconcetta Costantini, Univ. of Chieti-Pescara

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