My Events

Below is just a selection of recent events I have hosted.

“Sixth Annual Seminar on African Language Literature.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. Washington, DC, March 7-10, 2019. Organized eight presenters on African-language literature.

“Fifth Annual Seminar on African Language Literature.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. Los Angeles, March 29–31, 2018. Organized twelve presenters on African-language literature.

“[Fourth Annual Seminar on African Language Literature] In the Garden of the Mother Tongue: African Language Literature.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. Seattle, WA, March 26–27, 2015. Organized eight presenters on early African-language literature.

“[Third Annual Seminar on] African Language Literature: Capitalizing (on) the Periphery.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. New York, New York, March 21–22, 2014. Organized eight presenters on early African-language literature.

“[Second Annual Seminar on African Language Literature:] Mapping the Circulation of African Literature.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. Toronto, Canada, April 4–7, 2013. Organized twelve presenters on early African-language literature.

“[First Annual Seminar on African Language Literature:] Looking Forward, Looking Back: Cataclysm, Representation, and African Literature.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Seminar. Providence, RI, April 30-April 1, 2012. Organized eleven presenters on early African-language literature.

“Institutional Histories of African Literature” panel, Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, IL, January 2019.

“Institutional Histories of African Literature” panel, Modern Language Association Conference, New York, NY, January 6, 2018. With Professors Ernest Emenyonu, Monica Popescu, Mark Malissa, and Brian Quinn.

“Early African Literature” panel, Modern Language Association Conference, Panel: Worlding Eighteenth Century

African Studies Workshop featuring Wendy Laura Belcher
November 30, 2015, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The Future World of Eighteenth-Century Studies: A Conference in Honor of Felicity Nussbaum
November 6-7, 2015, UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA

The Life and Visions of Krəstos Śämra, a Fifteenth-Century Ethiopian Female Saint
October 30, 2015, Boston University, Boston, MA

Wendy Laura Belcher and Judith Weisenfeld in Conversation
October 21, 2015 Labyrinth Bookstore, Princeton