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Thursday, 28 December

271. The Empire Writes Back: Equatorial Guinean Intellectuals Confront Their Spanish Colonial Past

3:30–4:45 p.m., Anthony, Loews

A special session

Presiding: Montserrat Alás-Brun, Univ. of Florida

1. “Returning the Gaze: Postcolonial Responses to Colonial Representations of Equatorial Guinea,” Montserrat Alás-Brun

2. “Persistence of Spanish Colonialism: Understanding Ethnophilosophy in the Narrative of Equatorial Guinea,” Jorge Salvo, Univ. of South Carolina–Upstate

3. “Discursive Formation of ‘African Tradition’ in Equatorial Guinea’s Official Nationalism,” Elisa G. Rizo, Westminster Coll., MO

Respondent: Benita Sampedro, Hofstra Univ.

For copies of papers, visit http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/alasbrun/mla/mla.html.

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