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Pascal Atuma in Conversation

The Winter 2011 Monday Africa Seminar Series presents Nigerian Actor, Comedian, and Filmmaker Pascal Atuma

Monday, February 14, 2011
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pascal Atuma is a Nigerian actor, comedian, screenwriter, director and producer. His works include Only in America (2005), My American Nurse (2005), Hurricane in the Rose Garden (2009), and My American Nurse 2.

 

Upcoming Speakers:

 

Tuesday, February 22

4:30pm 6275Bunche Hall (6th Floor)

KEN BUGUL, (MARIÈTOU MBAYE BILÉOMA) Senegalese Francophone novelist

Author of The Abandoned Baobab (1982), La folie et la mort (2000), Mes hommes à moi (2008)

 

Monday February 28

4:30pm

10383 Bunche Hall (10th Floor)

KWAKU LARBI KORANG, Editor,

Research in African Literature Department of African American and African Studies and Department of Comparative Studies, Ohio State University

Author of Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa: Nation and African Modernity (2004)

 

About the Series:

WINTER 2011 MONDAY AFRICA SEMINAR SERIES FIFTY YEARS OF AFRICAN WRITING: NOVELS, FILMMAKING, CRITICISM

Lecture series organized by Francoise Lionnet, Department of French and Francophone Studies and Acting Director, African Studies Center.

From Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart to contemporary screenwriting, from the continent to the diaspora, the dynamism of African creators keeps pace with the global transformations of culture. This series will feature an expatriate filmmaker with a unique comedic talent, a Francophone novelist-autobiographer, and a critic whose editorial work at the helm of the premier journal in the field shapes future trends.

Pay-by-space and all-day ($10) parking available in lot 3.


Cost : Free and open to the public.

UCLA African Studies Center310-825-3686
www.international.ucla.edu/africa
africa@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, Mellon Postdoctoral Program “Cultures in Transnational Perspective”

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