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688. Gendered Violence in African Literature and Film

Wednesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 205, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on African Literatures

Presiding: Patrick Muana, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

1. "Big Men and the Gendered Violence of Falling Apart: Dangaremgba's and Adichie's Politicization of Patriarchal Authoritarianism," Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn

2. "La nuit de la vérité: Gendered Violence and Reconciliation," Catherine S. Webster, Univ. of Central Oklahoma

3. "Metonymic Embodiments: Historical Violence and Gender Aesthetics in Contemporary African Women's Writing," Mayssa Zouaghi, Univ. of Montreal

4. "Female Violence and Female Emotion in Nollywood Films," Moradewun Adejunmobi, Univ. of California, Davis


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • African Literatures

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