FALL 2010 EVENTS CO-SPONSORED BY “YEAR OF COMPARISON”
Organized at Michigan State University (Oct 29) and at the University of Michigan (Oct 30), this conference provides a comparative perspective on the question of borders within and outside the continent of Africa. Bringing together specialists from diverse disciplines and fields within African studies, the conference will revisit questions of cultural production across borders, inside and outside the continent, and promote a sustained discussion on a comparative basis in order to probe the limits and possibilities of new approaches to global economy.
Speakers include Maria Brewer, Magali Compan-Banard, Mandy Davis, Frieda Ekotto. Nathalie Etoke, Lindsey Green-Simms, Charles Gueboguo, Adeline Koh, Leonora Miano, Tejumola Olaniyan, Kashia Pieprzak, Marie Stoll, Soraya Tlatli, Patrick Tonks.