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Tuesday, July 16 • 13:00 - 14:15
324S: Social Justice and West African Literature

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Literary critic Patricia Cummins and author Zakiyatou Oualett Halatine present books Ms. Halatine wrote after fleeing her home in Mali in 2012. Fleeing violence against Tuaregs in Mali, she fled to Mauritania and then to France. She took refuge in her writing, publishing Passions du désert in 2013, Adages touaregs in 2014, Chronique Kal Ansar: Le Tambour suspendu in 2015, and L’Ouragan du Mali, Femmes Touarègues: exactions, exils in 2017.

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Patricia Cummins

Dr. Patricia W. Cummins is President of the Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Research Society and served as Co-Chair of the Women, War and Peace in Africa Conference in 2013 at which author Zakiyatou Oualett Halatine received a United Nations Medal for her efforts toward peace... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 13:00 - 14:15 EDT
Salle: E2