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688. Gendered Violence in African Literature and Film

Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 205, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures

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

1. "Big Men and the Gendered Violence of Falling Apart: Dangaremgba's and Adichie's Politicization of Patriarchal Authoritarianism," Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn

2. "La nuit de la vérité: Gendered Violence and Reconciliation," Catherine S. Webster, Univ. of Central Oklahoma

3. "Metonymic Embodiments: Historical Violence and Gender Aesthetics in Contemporary African Women's Writing," Mayssa Zouaghi, Univ. of Montreal

4. "Female Violence and Female Emotion in Nollywood Films," Moradewun Adejunmobi, Univ. of California, Davis


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • African Literatures

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