Dr. Sharron Greaves, Chair of the Department of Communications, presented four papers on African and African Amercian topics:
“English, Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa-Fulani: Multiple Language Accounts of Nigerian Culture via Nollywood Film” at the African Languages in the Disciplines Conference, Harvard University, April 20, 2012.
For more information: http://www.alp.fas.harvard.edu/ald
“Of Girth and Guts: Interrogating the Revivification of the “Big Mama” Caricature on Contemporary Stages and Screens” at the 14th Annual Women's History Conference: Women, The Arts and Activism at Sarah Lawrence College, March 3, 2012.
For more information: http://www.slc.edu/graduate/programs/womens-history/conference/schedule.html
“Strife, Survival, and Celebration: Twenty Years of Fires and Festivals in Crown Heights” at the Brooklyn Aesthetics Conference, St. Francis College, April 21, 2012.
For more information:
“Blue or Green?: The Bluest Eye, an Example of Adaptation for Edification vs. Dissemination for Profit” at the 35th Annual New Jersey College English Association, April 14, 2012.
For more information: http://njcea.org/conference/program2012.pdf