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329. African Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese: A Tribute to Russell Hamilton

Friday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lusophone Literatures and Cultures outside Portugal and Brazil

Presiding: Ana Paula Ferreira, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Speakers: Lamonte Aidoo, Duke Univ.; Fernando Arenas, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; LĂșcia Helena S. Costigan, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Ellen W. Sapega, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

For abstracts, write to after 15 Dec.

Session Description:

A roundtable to honor Russell Hamilton, a pioneer in the study of African literatures in Portuguese. Participants will present their research and outline their views on the future of Lusophone African literatures and cultures as an area of study in US academia.


  • Portuguese, Luso-Brazilian, and Lusophone Literatures

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