Lectures this week at UMN on Africa cultural studies & literature


University of Minnesota Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Faculty Search Presentations

4 finalists for the Assistant Professor position in West African and Sub-Saharan African literatures and cultures will be presenting this week and next week. Some of the finalists work on Francophone materials as well as that some of them work also across Caribbean, African American, and North African materials. Please attend if you are interested.

Alexander Fyfe, "FEMRITE and the Value of Women's Writing in Uganda," 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30th.

Meredith Shepard, "Accounting for Genocide: the Art of Reparation in Rwanda," 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1st.

Christian Uwe, "Food, Foot, and Sound: Francophone sub-Saharan Narratives in the Mirror of Everyday Life," 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8th.

All talks will take place in 135 Nicholson Hall.
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