Friday, 29 December
602. Writing about War
9:00–10:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom C2, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures
Presiding: Abioseh Porter, Drexel Univ.
1. “‘A Child Died That Night’: Trauma and the Child in Times of Civil Conflict,” John Charles Hawley, Santa Clara Univ.
2. “Contextualizing War Testimonies by Sierra Leonean Women,” Aisha Ibrahim, Illinois State Univ.
3. “Remembering and Surviving: The Liberian Civil War in the Work of Patricia Jabbeh Wesley,” Maureen D. Fielding, Penn State Univ., Delaware County
4. “From The Trial of Dedan Kimathi (1976) to Beasts of No Nations (2005): The Poetics of War in Neocolonial Africa,” Gilbert Doho, Case Western Reserve Univ.