Phantom Africa: A Discussion with Brent Hayes Edwards ♥ ★
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Phantom Africa: A Discussion with Brent Hayes Edwards
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Brent Hayes Edwards is the Peng Family Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he is also affiliated with the Center for Jazz Studies and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. He will present his recent translation of Michel Leiris’s ground-breaking account of the 1931-33 anthropological expedition across Africa, from the South Atlantic to the Indian Ocean: Phantom Africa (L’Afrique fantôme, 1934).