Dr. Greaves addresses African and African American topics

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Friday May 11, 2012

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

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