African Women’s Literature and Film Conference – March 29-30, 2019


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The University of Houston’s Department of English and Creative Writing Program will host “(Re)membering Africa: Women’s Narrative on the Continent and Beyond,” a conference featuring an impressive array of Africa-focused writers and scholars. The conference was organized by four Ph.D. and MFA students, and will focus on identifying, articulating, and promoting the art of African, African-American, African Diasporic, and other under-represented writers.

The conference will open with a keynote speech by Dr. Susan Z. Andrade, associate professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, and will close with a public event at Emancipation Park Community Center.