The 2019 African Studies Annual Lecture

The 2019 African Studies Annual Lecture

Friday, 7 June 2019 - 5:00pm
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Venue: 
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Speaker(s): 
Prof Manthia Diawara (New York University)

“Edouard Glissant and the Right to Opacity: Some Trembling Thoughts on the State of Critical Theory in Francophone Africa”, by Professor Manthia Diawara (New York University)

The African Studies Annual Lecture will take place on Friday 7th June 2019 at 5pm in the Investcorp Building, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Prof Diawara is a distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Film at New York University, USA. He is also a prolific writer and filmmaker.