Loren Kruger is the author of several books including Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing and Building Johannesburg (Oxford University Press) and Post-Imperial Brecht (Cambridge University Press), which won the Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Study awarded by the MLA. She...Read more
A Lecture Featuring Ato Quayson, University of Toronto & NYU Visiting Professor
Taking as a starting point two synoptic and instrumental definitions of interdisciplinarity, Ato Quayson will slowly elaborate...Read more
Ph.D student Kathryn Mara was selected to participate in the Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID. Fellows are expected to spend time at the institute and to develop and maintain mechanisms for ensuring meaningful intellectual discussions with one another (e.g., through scheduled, weekly...Read more
Join the Department of African Cultural Studies as we recognize and congratulate Tarek Ziadna for successfully defending his dissertation, titled “French Loanwords in Algerian Arabic: Phonetic/Phonological, Morphological, and Socio-Cultural Analyses.” Tarek's minor was Second Language...Read more
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Join the Department of African Cultural Studies as we recognize and congratulate Olusegun Soetan for successfully defending his dissertation, titled "Canonizing Trash: A Study of Three Nollywood Directors.”
With support of a Mellon Wisconsin Summer Fellowship and an African Studies Summer...Read more