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CFP: 2016 ACLA Seminar, Aesthetic Distance in a Global Economy

I would love to have some fellow Africanists join our ACLA seminar.
Abstracts should be submitted by 30 September.

Aesthetic Distance in a Global Economy
Justin Izzo (Brown Uniersity) and Brantley Nicholson (Georgia College)
ACLA Seminar, Harvard 17-20 March 2016

Late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century theories of literary systems
and globalization have highlighted disjunctures, fissures, and uneven
processes of textual circulation. Whether we think of Pascale Casanova’s

Call for Participants - Panel at African Literature Association Meeting in Atlanta 2016

Panel Proposal ALA 2016

As a member of the African Literature Association I (Aaron Rosenberg) am organizing a panel for the 2016 conference in Atlanta Georgia to be held April 6-9. Details of the conference can be found at the following web address:



Panel Title:

Talking Crime and Exacting Punishment:

African Narrative Explorations of Criminality as Social Act