Comparative Literature Talk Tomorrow, 2/15: Questions of Blackness, Realism and Literary Production

Bode Ibironke Lecture: February 16, 1:00 – 3:00
13-19 University Place, Room 222


The ‘African’ in the African Writers Series:
Questions of Blackness, Realism and Literary Production

Dr. Ibironke holds a PhD in English (2008) from Michigan State University, and an MA in Comparative Literature from MSU. He specializes in African and African Diaspora Literatures. His dissertation examines the role of the publishing house Heinemann in the creation of an international reading-market for African novels. He has held a Big 10 CIC Postdoctoral Fellowship and is currently Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University.

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