African Worlds: Lectures on Africa and the Humanities

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/18/2012
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
The Kennedy Center

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Ana Catarina Teixeira will be lecturing on “The Missing Protagonists: Revisiting the Role of Cubans in Angola’s PostIndependence Literature.” Ms. Teixeira began teaching literature, culture, and cinema courses related to the Portuguese-speaking world at  MIT in 2011 after a year teaching for the foreign languages  and the Africana studies programs at the University of  North Carolina—Asheville. Teixeira has been teaching in  various American public and private universities since 2002,  specializing in contemporary Lusophone African literature and  film, with a focus on Angolan literature and history. She is a  PhD candidate in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian  Studies at Brown University.

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