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Lecture

Postcolonial Modernism in Nigeria in the 1950s and 1960s

  • Chika Okeke-Agulu
Date
Wednesday 1 June 2016
Time
Series
African Arts and Literatures Today
Location
Museum Volkenkunde, Research Center for Material Culture
Steenstraat 1
Leiden

Prof. Chika Okeke-Agulu, Princeton University

In this presentation, Chika Okeke-Agulu will explore the making of postcolonial modernism in Nigeria in the 1950s and 1960s. He will examine the impact of the ideologies of decolonization on artistic modernism, as well as the intellectual and critical networks that enabled and sustained this work in the years after political independence.

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