Ainehi Edoro-Glines

Di21Jun18:15Di19:45Ainehi Edoro-GlinesSocial Media and the 21st Century Literary ImaginationVeranstaltungsartVortrag


The chair of African literatures and cultures cordially invites you to a guest lecture with professor Ainehi Edoro -Glines from the university of Madison-Wisconsin. She is a Nigerian academic of Esan descent who teaches and researches African literature and digital culture at the department of English, in addition to holding a joint appointment in the African Cultural Studies Department. She is also the Editor of Brittle Paper, a leading online platform dedicated to African writing and literary culture, which she founded in 2010.

The Guest Lecture is entitled “Social Media and the 21st Century Literary Imagination”


Prof. Dr. Ainehi Edoro-Glines (University of Madison-Wisconsin)

and takes place

21.6.2022, 18:15-19:45, Invalidenstr. 118, R.410


Social media has led to unprecedented changes in the way we understand the world. In penetrating every sphere of life, it is shifting the grounds on what counts as reality. Yet literary scholars struggle to account for what this new epistemological context means for literary study. The lecture looks at the ways in which social media challenges our archives, traditions, and conventions, but also opens up the possibility for inventing new literary concepts.

All welcome!

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21. Juni 2022 18:15 - 19:45(GMT+02:00)

HU Berlin

Unter den Linden 6

HU Berlin