Book Launches

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Booksellers Area, Afro-American Cultural Center
with licensed bar (7:30-10:00 pm)

  • 7:30pm - Bhekizizwe Peterson (University of Witswatersrand), Brian Willan & Janet Remmington, Sol Plaatje’s Native Life in South Africa: Past and Present
    Yale University Bookstall
  • 8:00pm - Bhakti Shringarpure (University of Connecticut), Imagine Africa: Vol. 3
    Archipelago Books Bookstall
  • 8:30pm – Peter Kimani (Aga Khan University), Dance of the Jakaranda
    Yale University Bookstore table
  • 9:00pm - Pim Higginson (University of New Mexico), Scoring Race: Jazz, Fiction and Francophone Africa
    Boydell & Brewer/James Currey bookstall
  • 9:30pm - Ernest Cole (Hope College), Space and Trauma in the Writings of Aminatta Forna
    Africa World Press Bookstall