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THURSDAY, APRIL 1

10:30 am: Opening Remarks by James Masschaele (Executive Vice Dean, SAS)

10:40 am: Poetry Performance by Conceição Lima

11:00: Panel III – Translation and African Indigenous Knowledge

1:00 pm: Panel IV – Translating Africa In/For the World

2:45 pm: Reading and Conversation with Fatoumata Adelle Barry and Barbara Cooper

4:00 pm: Photography and Conversation with Beryl Goldberg and Dena Seidel 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 1 FULL PROGRAM

10:30 am – 10:40 am: Opening Remarks by James Masschaele (Executive Vice Dean, SAS)

10:40 am – 11:00 am: Poetry Performance by Conceição Lima

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Panel III

Translation and African Indigenous Knowledge

Moderator: Tajudeen Mamadou Yacoubou

Keith Phetlhe: Decolonization Nightmare?: Revisiting Anthropological and Missionary Colonial Translations of African Literature in Southern Africa

Wunpini F. Mohammed: Mediated Translations: Theorizing African Languages and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Fallou Ngom: African Ajami Manuscripts: New Sources of Global and Humanistic Perspectives

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Panel IV

Translating Africa In/For the World

Moderator: Paulina Maria Barrios

Elena Razlogova: The Liberation Politics of Live Translation: African Cinema in Soviet Tashkent

Tarik Lagnaoui: Souleymane Bachir Diagne's Reflections on the Implications of Translation on Philosophy and Religion in Northwestern Africa

Kathryn Batchelor: Translating Africa for China

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Reading and Conversation

Les Déchues: Dire tout ce qui ne se dit pas: Fatoumata Adelle Barry in conversation with Barbara Cooper

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Photography and Conversation

Burkina-Faso Portraits: Three Families from 1972 to the Present: Beryl Goldberg in conversation with Dena Seidel

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