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CFP: Canonicity and Literary History in Africa

CFP: Canonicity and Literary History in Africa

The African Literature Division invites submissions for a panel on canonicity at the MLA Convention in Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016


What story would an African literary history tell?  What would it omit? Have particular social or aesthetic forces contributed to canon-making?  Which once-classic works have become icons, which disappeared into literary obscurity?


BLOG: Janet Remmington and Nicklas Hållén 'Africa Travels, Africa Writes'

Africa Travels, Africa Writes: Notes on African Intellectual Mobilities.

Africa in Words Guests Janet Remmington and Nicklas Hållén discuss a recent colloquium on African Intellectual Mobilities at the University of York, UK, and its seminar series Finding Africa, in conjunction with Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden.