Posts Tagged ‘African Studies Association’

Highfield on violence in narratives of Africa

Jonathan Highfield (Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) presented a paper, ““‘My mother is dead. My father is dead’: Erasing violence and living on the mountain in K. Sello Duiker’s Thirteen Cents,” on the panel “Fractured Lands, Erased Voices: Violence in Narratives of Africa and the Diaspora,” at the 57th Annual Meeting of the African Studies […]

“Grounding Robin Rhode” with Maltz-Leca

Leora Maltz-Leca (Assistant Professor, HAVC) was invited to speak at a conference run by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association. The conference focused around issues in traditional and contemporary African art.  Maltz-Leca spoke at a panel titled “PERFORMING PLACE: PSYCHOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND CONTINGENT SITES” which was chaired by Prof Ruth Simbao of Rhodes University, […]

Highfield Panel Participation on “Literature, Violence and the Environment in Africa”

Jonathan Highfield (Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) presented a paper entitled “Hunger and Violence in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Basi and Company and Sozaboy” on the panel, “Literature, Violence and the Environment in Africa: a Research Frontier” at the 2012 African Studies Conference in Philadelphia, November 30, 2012. The African Studies Association was established in 1957 to […]