Effluence, “Waste” and African Humanism: Extra-Anthropocentric Being and Human Rightness

Comparative Literature Luncheon Series
Apr 16, 2018
12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
102 Kern

Rosemary Jolly, Penn State University

Rose Jolly is the Weiss Chair of the Humanities: Literature and Human Rights – Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Rock Ethics Institute-Bioethics Program, African Studies, and Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She has published in the fields of South African literature and culture, postcolonial theory, and the critical medical humanities.  Her work has involved mixed quantitative and qualitative methodologies.  She is particularly experienced in qualitative analysis of oral testimony and tools of qualitative research that involve embodied gesture in addition to conventional verbalization. Students interested in the nexus of gender, race and state-sponsored aggression in contexts of colonization and related structural, violence, and the rhetoric of attempts at intergenerational peace-building in the wake of such violence, are welcome to contact her about their work. Lunch provided.

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