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Ainehi Edoro on Brittle Paper

Date

Aug 06 2020

Time

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Brittle Paper

Brittle Paper

A Conversation with Ainehi Edoro

Join us for a conversation with Nigerian writer and academic Ainehi Edoro, moderated by Duke graduate student Sasha Panaram. Edoro will discuss her successful online platform Brittle Paper, which she launched while a graduate student at Duke University to shine a spotlight on African writing and literary culture.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch provided. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Duke Africa Initiative.

Speakers

Ainehi Edoro

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches and researches on African literature, political theory, and literature in social media. Edoro is the founder and Editor of Brittle Paper, a leading online platform dedicated to African writing and literary culture. Her current…...

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Sasha Panaram

Sasha Panaram is a PhD candidate in English at Duke University, where she studies conditions of belonging, creative expressions of loss, and enactments of fugitivity in black diasporic literature. Her dissertation explores fictional and critical renderings of the Middle Passage by black women in black diasporic literature and culture. At…...

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