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233. Prosthetic or Aesthetic Re-visioning? Disability in African Literature and Film

Tuesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Jefferson, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures

Presiding: Patrick Muana, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

1. "Critiquing Ableism? Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart," Christopher Becker Krentz, Univ. of Virginia

2. "Eyesight and Insight: Representing the Blind in Lenin al-Ramli's A Point of View," Hala Ghoneim, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

3. "When Wounds Become Scars: 'Aesthetic Nervousness' and Long-Term Injury in Cultural Responses to the Genocide in Rwanda," Zoe Norridge, Univ. of York

Responding: Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • African Literatures

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