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Brittle Paper: A Conversation with Ainehi Edoro

October 15th, 2019
12:00 PM


On Brittle Paper

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
12 pm - 1:15 pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics
Old Chem 011
Duke's West Campus Quad
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Join us for a conversation with Nigerian writer and academic Ainehi Edoro, moderated by Duke graduate student Sasha Panaram. Edoro will discuss her successful online platform Brittle Paper, which she launched while a graduate student at Duke University to shine a spotlight on African writing and literary culture.

This event is free and open to the public. Light lunch provided. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Duke Africa Initiative.

Ainehi Edoro

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches and researches on African literature, political theory, and literature in social media. Edoro is the founder and Editor of Brittle Paper...

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Sasha Panaram

Sasha Panaram is a PhD candidate in English at Duke University, where she studies conditions of belonging, creative expressions of loss, and enactments of fugitivity in black diasporic literature. Her dissertation explores fictional and critical renderings of the Middle Passage by black women in ...

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