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African Popular Cultures Workshop, 25-26 March, University of Sussex

February 25, 2013

This event will take place over two days from Monday 25th March to Tuesday 26th March 2012. 

On Monday 25th March Professor Onookome Okome (Leverhulme Visiting Professor, University of Alberta) will give a Leverhulme Lecture entitled Nollywood: Context, Text, followed by screenings and discussions. 

On Tuesday 26th March Professor Onookome Okome will lead a seminar on Teaching Nollywood, followed by lectures from Uta Reuster-Jahn (University of Hamburg) on ‘Anti Virus’: The Revolt of Independent Bongo Flava Music Entrepreneurs Against a ‘Media Mogul’ in Tanzania, 2010-2012, Jesse Weaver Shipley (Haverford College, USA) on Thank God We’re Not a Nigerians’: Digital Circulation and Language-Use in Ghanaian Popular Music, and Onookome Okome on Do Nollywood Films Matter?

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