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Monica Popescu Lecture

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Austin 217, Stern

"Literary Establishments and the Cold War: Rethinking African Literary History."

Monica Popescu is Associate Professor of English at McGill University. She is the author of South African Literature Beyond the Cold War which won the Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities in 2012 as well as The Politics of Violence in Post-Communist Films. She has published on contemporary South African literature, the war in Angola, nationalism and post-communism.

Sponsored by the Department of English and the Human Rights Institute


English Department (primary), Africana Studies Institute, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, History Department, Human Rights Institute, Humanities Institute, UConn Master Calendar

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