Friday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Aspen, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures
Presiding: Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi, Université de Montréal
1. "Narratives of Personal Destiny and Political Agency: Camara Laye and Ishmael Beah," Felicity Palmer, Clarkson Univ.
2. "Military Politics in Wole Soyinka’s Autobiographies," Adetayo I. Alabi, Univ. of Mississippi
3. "Missions, Modernity, Memoir: Ngũgĩ’s Dreams in a Time of War," Megan Cole Paustian, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
4. "Making Blackness: Autobiography and the South African Township," Megan Jones, Univ. of Stellenbosch