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FRIDAY, APRIL 2

10:30 am: Slam Poetry Performance by Kassoum Hamani (Jhonel)

10:45 am: Opening Remarks and Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Anjali Nerlekar (Chair, AMESALL)

11:00 am: Keynote Address by Souleymane Bachir Diagne – Translatio Studiorum and Africa

1:00 pm: Sinzo Aanza’s Plaidorie pour vendre le Congo/A plea to sell the Congo – Author’s Presentation, Live Performance, and Conversation

3:00 pm: Phantom Africa: Conversation with Brent Hayes Edwards and Stéphane Robolin

 

 

FRIDAY APRIL 2 FULL PROGRAM

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Slam Poetry Performance by Kassoum Hamani (Jhonel)

10:45 am – 11:00 am: Opening Remarks and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

by Anjali Nerlekar (Chair, AMESALL)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Keynote Address

Souleymane Bachir Diagne: Translatio Studiorum and Africa

Moderator: Anjali Nerlekar

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Plaidorie pour vendre le Congo/A plea to sell the Congo -  pdf Download flyer (377 KB)

Author’s Presentation, Live Performance, and Conversation

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm: Introductions: Mary Shaw

1:05 pm – 1:45 pm: Sinzo Aanza: Plaidoirie pour vendre le Congo –

Pourquoi je vis le monde comme je l’écris, ou le choix d’une fiction absolue

Interpreter: François Cornilliat

1:45 pm – 1:50 pm: Translator's Note: Madhuri Mukherjee

1:50 pm – 2:15 pm: Live Performance of a Fragment: directed by Antu Yacob, performed by Azani V. Ebengou

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Conversation with the Audience

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Translation and Conversation

Phantom Africa: Brent Hayes Edwards in conversation with Stéphane Robolin

 

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