The Winter 2011 Monday Africa Seminar Series presents Nigerian Actor, Comedian, and Filmmaker Pascal Atuma
Pascal Atuma is a Nigerian actor, comedian, screenwriter, director and producer. His works include Only in America (2005), My American Nurse (2005), Hurricane in the Rose Garden (2009), and My American Nurse 2.
Tuesday, February 22
4:30pm 6275Bunche Hall (6th Floor)
KEN BUGUL, (MARIÈTOU MBAYE BILÉOMA) Senegalese Francophone novelist
Author of The Abandoned Baobab (1982), La folie et la mort (2000), Mes hommes à moi (2008)
Monday February 28
10383 Bunche Hall (10th Floor)
KWAKU LARBI KORANG, Editor,
Research in African Literature Department of African American and African Studies and Department of Comparative Studies, Ohio State University
Author of Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa: Nation and African Modernity (2004)
About the Series:
WINTER 2011 MONDAY AFRICA SEMINAR SERIES FIFTY YEARS OF AFRICAN WRITING: NOVELS, FILMMAKING, CRITICISM
Lecture series organized by Francoise Lionnet, Department of French and Francophone Studies and Acting Director, African Studies Center.
From Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart to contemporary screenwriting, from the continent to the diaspora, the dynamism of African creators keeps pace with the global transformations of culture. This series will feature an expatriate filmmaker with a unique comedic talent, a Francophone novelist-autobiographer, and a critic whose editorial work at the helm of the premier journal in the field shapes future trends.
Date: Monday, February 14, 2011
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Pay-by-space and all-day ($10) parking available in lot 3.
UCLA African Studies Center Tel: 310-825-3686
Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, Mellon Postdoctoral Program “Cultures in Transnational Perspective”