African Women’s Literature and Film Conference – March 28-30, 2019

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 lecture Susan Andrade, associate professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, Friday, March 29 at 9 a.m. in the UH Skyline Room, Student Center South.


Dates: March 28-30
Time: Thursday: 6-8 p.m. | Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. |
Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: University of Houston, Student Center South

Keynote Speaker:
Susan Andrade
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Keynote Lecture: Friday, March 29 | 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Skyline Room, Student Center South

Featured Guest:
Tsitsi Dangarembga
Zimbabwean novelist, (Nervous Conditions) and filmmaker
Literature Talk: Friday, March 29 | 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
TSU University Museum, Fairchild Hall, (#105 on TSU map)

Film Screening:
"Nyami Nyami and the Evil Eggs"
Original film by Tsitsi Dangarembga
This is followed by talk with novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga
Date/Time: Saturday, March 30 | 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Student Center Theatre

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