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Meaning-less-ness (In-Person) with Vlad Dima of UW-Madison
December 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presented by UW-Madison African Studies as part of its Africa at Noon series.
Vlad Dima will speak on his book Meaninglessness: Time, Rhythm, and the Undead in in Postcolonial Cinema.
Vlad Dima is a Professor of African Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published numerous articles, mainly on French and francophone cinemas, but also on Francophone literature, comics, American cinema, and television. He is the author of Sonic Space in Djibril Diop Mambety’s Films (Indiana University Press, 2017), The Beautiful Skin: Football, Fantasy, and Cinematic Bodies in Africa (Michigan State University Press, 2020), and Meaninglessness: Time, Rhythm, and the Undead in in Postcolonial Cinema (Michigan State University Press, 2022).