What’s culture got to do with it?: A report from a conference June 15-18, 2009 in Uppsala
2010 (English)Conference proceedings (editor) (Other academic)
What’s culture got to do with it? was the name of an international conference on June 15-18, 2009 in Uppsala, organisedby the 'Cultural Images in and of Africa' research programmeat the Nordic Africa Institute, and funded by the Riksbankens jubileumsfond and Statens kulturråd in Sweden. Scholars participated from 15 countries and 36 universities or research institutes, with 10 African countries represented. This report reproduces the keynote speeches of Karin Barber, Elleke Boehmer, Stefan Jonsson, and Signe Arnfred. The rapporteurs summarise the presentation and discussion of the 27 papers selected for the conference. The report also contain pictorial memories from the conference, and poetry by the three Nordic Africa Institute guest writers present.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet , 2010. , 76 p.
Africa, Culture, Arts, Literature, Poetry, Music, Film, Conference reports
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-972ISBN: 978-91-7106-663-3 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-972DiVA: diva2:291424
CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Opening speech -- Programme -- Keynote speeches -- Moral energy and what looks like life in African popular culture/Karin Barber -- Everything to do with it/Elleke Boehmer -- Europe through Africa, Africa through Europe/Stefan Jonsson -- Africa, Art and Gender/Signe Arnfred -- A conference summary -- African Night -- Poetry by guest writers -- I Cannot Myself/Gabeba Baderoon -- The Chelwood Papers/Tolu Ogunlesi -- Please Do not Touch Works of Art/
Shailja Patel2010-02-012010-02-012010-02-02Bibliographically approved