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"Cultural Mediation as Humor in Selected African Fiction"

with Adwoa Opoku-Agyemang, DAAS Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellow
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Virtual
Dr. Adwoa Opoku-Agyemang received her PhD from the University of Toronto’s Centre for Comparative Literature. Her research currently centres on humour and laughter in African literatures. She finds primary material in many traditional sources, and has started exploring less-conventional ones. Adwoa also works for the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry. She is interested in translation studies and has taught classes in French and in English.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: africa, African Diaspora, African Studies, Blackness, comparative literature, English Language & Literature, English Language And Literature, Global And Transnational, Literature
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department for Afroamerican and African Studies