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Vanessa Guignery Talk: Whatever Happened to Hybridity in Postcolonial Studies?

When: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: University Hall, Hagstrum Room (#201), 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Scott Newman  

Group: French Interdisciplinary Group

Co-Sponsor: English Department

Category: Academic


Date: April 4, 2017

Time: 5 PM

Location: University Hall, Hagstrum Room (#201)

Title: Whatever Happened to Hybridity in Postcolonial Studies?

Vanessa Guignery is Professor of Contemporary English and Postcolonial Literature at the École Normale Supérieure in Lyon, a member of the Institut Universitaire de France, and a recent Harry Ransom Humanities Center Fellow. Her research focuses on literary genres and the poetics of voice and silence. This talk examines the forms and evolution of hybridity as a central concept in postcolonial literary and cultural studies.

This event is co-sponsored by the English Department.



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