Monday, March 20, 2017, from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Victims of Enchantment: Space and the Education of Desire in Postcolonial Tragedy
A Lecture by Ato Quayson
Monday, March 20, 2017
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Ato Quayson is University Professor and Director of the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, general editor of the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, and author or editor of more than ten books on a wide range of topics in postcolonial and diasporic literature and literary theory. These include Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation (2007), Oxford Street, Accra (2014), and the two-volume Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature (2012). He is presently at work on a new monograph titled Postcolonial Literary Tragedy.