Lecture Series (8 Wednesday evenings): African Arts and Literatures Today

Poster African arts and literatures TodayTogether with Studium Generale, Leiden University, the Research Centre for Material Culture and the University of Amsterdam we proudly present a lecture series on African Arts and Literatures. Renowned authors and art scholars will speak during eight Wednesday evenings.

Read the full programme.

Read the web dossier on African art.

The programme in short:
6 April: LITERATURE AND ENGAGEMENT: Mineke Schipper (Leiden em. Professor of Intercultural Literary Studies) and Carrol Clarkson (Professor of Modern Literature at UvA),
13 April: LITERATURE: Fouad Laroui (author and scientist UvA)
20 April: NEW MEDIA, POPULAR CULTURE AND ANTHROPOLOGY: Mirjam de Bruijn (Leiden University), Kno’Ledge Cesare (Jerry Luther King Afriyie) and Croquemort (Didier Lalaye)
11 May: PERFORMANCE AND FILM: Astrid van Weyenberg (Leiden University) and Hanneke Stuit (UvA)
18 May: ART HISTORY: Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz (University of Cape Town)
25 May: LITERATUUR: Elisabeth Bekers (Lecturer of British and Postcolonial Literature at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Yasmine Allas (author)
1 June: ART HISTORY: Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton University, art historian and art curator)
8 June: ARCHIVES AND CURATING: Christine Eyene (art historian) and Renee Mussai (curator)

Entrance: Free
Registration at Studium Generale
You don't need to register for the whole series; registration per evening is possible.
For more information mail to: studiumgenerale@sea.leidenuniv.nl

Date, time and location

06 April 2016 to 08 June 2016
19.30 - 22.00
Lipsius building (Leiden University) and National Museum of Ethnology Leiden