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723. Literary Criticism in Africa

Tuesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 301, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Literary Criticism

Presiding: Apollo Amoko, Univ. of Florida

1. "African Literary Criticism and the Language of Human Rights," Anne W. Gulick, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

2. "The Politics of (Queer) Theory and Criticism in Africa: Textual Renegotiations of Sexual Dissidence as a Form of Decolonization and Critical Praxis," William J. Spurlin, Brunel Univ., London

3. "Rootlessness in Adichie's 'Headstrong Historian': Challenging the 'Political Efficacy' of Recuperative Rewriting," Eve Eisenberg, Indiana Univ., Bloomington


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • African Literatures

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