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Saturday, February 25, 2012

KISWACENTRIC: ENGAGING THE POLITICS OF LANGUAGE

KISWA-CENTRIC: The politics of language in East African culture, art, and media


Yale University


Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 211


63 High Street, New Haven


Friday, March 2, 2012


10am-5:30pm


This one-day symposium will explore the politics of language and representation in East African culture, art, and media, reflecting on the tension between artistic choices and conventions, on the one hand, and colonial and post-colonial legacies of "foreign" and indigenous languages, on the other.


SPEAKERS:


Omari Kaseko, Filmmaker


Zavara Mponjika, Hip Hop Artist, Emcee


Catheryn Massamu, Presenter, East African Television


Mukoma wa Ngugi, Author, Nairobi Heat


Mohamed Yunus Rafiz, PhD Student and Filmmaker


For more information and to RSVP, visit https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEk4Q0NONUFJM3o0cmVWUmVjbmtDUlE6MQm


If you have other questions, contact zachary.enumah@yale.edu

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