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56. African Studies / Postcolonial Studies: A Match (Un)Made in Academia

Monday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Aspen, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Postcolonial Studies in Literature and Culture

Presiding: Anjali Prabhu, Wellesley Coll.

1. "African Studies: Postcolonial Studies by Another Name?" Kwaku L. Korang, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "Has Africa Ever Been Postcolonial?" Nicholas Mainey Brown, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. "Disciplinary Intimacies: Postcolonialism and African Studies," Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi, Université de Montréal

4. "The Place of Africa, in Theory: From Pan-Africanism to Postcolonialism," Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Responding: Simon E. Gikandi, Princeton Univ.


Subject:

  • African Literatures

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