Africa at Noon: The Archival Possibilities of Social Media with James Yeku
March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Date/Time: March 1st 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker: James Yeku, University of Kansas
Hosted by: Matthew Brown
James Yékú is an Assistant Professor of African and African American studies at the University of Kansas, where he leads the African digital humanities program. He is the author of Cultural Netizenship: Social Media, Popular Culture, and Performance in Nigeria (Indiana University Press), and a book of poetry, Where the Baedeker Leads (Mawenzi House, Toronto). His current digital projects include Digital Nollywood, an Omeka-based collection of vintage film posters from Nigeria.