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Centre of African Studies

Africa Seminar series

Series of academic seminars focusing on Africa, organised by the Centre of African Studies at SOAS, University of London 

Mondays at 5 - 7pm in Room 4429, SOAS Russell Square College Buildings 
For more information contact: 

Angelica Baschiera at CAS: cas@soas.ac.uk Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7898 4370

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Forthcoming Events

Re-Presenting Africa in Young Adult Speculative Fiction: The Ekpe Institution in Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch

Louisa Uchum Egbunike

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for next term, date to be confirmed

1 June 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Humor Principle in Modern African Literature and Cinema

Maik Nwosu (University of Denver)

An examination of how the African comic imagination, which traces a path back to African folklore,  has variously manifested in modern African literature and the direct-to-video Nigerian film industry  known as Nollywood.

8 June 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

An Uli Woman Painter’s Tale in the Igbo Heritage Crisis: The Life and Work of Eziafo Okaro

Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi

22 June 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM