Wednesday, 29 December
424. The City in African Literatures
10:15–11:30 a.m., Commonwealth Hall B, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures
Presiding: Olakunle George, Brown Univ.
1. “A Dream Deferred: Postapartheid Urban Literature,” Ashley James Dawson, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York
2. “(Post)Colonial Sex and Western(ized) City: Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North,” Katja Hawlitschka, Wayne State Coll.
3. “Urban Erasure: Sophiatown in Bloke Modisane’s Blame Me on History and Marlene Van Niekerk’s Triomf,” Emma K. Hunt, Univ. of Toronto