Book Launches

Wednesday, June 14

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

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