African Popular Cultures - A Workshop at the University of Sussex
March 12, 2012
African Popular Cultures: A Workshop at the University of Sussex. April 16, 2012. 2 – 6pm
with Dr Chris Warnes (Cambridge), and Assistant Professor Jesse Weaver Shipley (Haverford, US).
Chris Warnes, Faculty of English, St John’s College, Cambridge:
‘Reading the South African Romance: Allegories of Empowerment’.
Jesse Weaver Shipley, anthropologist, filmmaker, and artist who is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and coordinator of Africana Studies at Haverford College:
‘Race, Travel, and the Aesthetics of Exaggeration in African Popular Culture’.
WITH film screening and Q&A of Shipley’s new film, a ficto-documentary entitled Is It Sweet: Tales of an African Superstar in New York (2012).
‘African Popular Cultures’ is free.
There is no need to register but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organised by Professor Steph Newell and Katie Reid.