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Authoring slavery project - Two-day seminar in Accra

Two day seminar with Danish and Ghanaian researchers

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tirsdag 1. februar 2022, kl. 09:00 - onsdag 2. februar 2022, kl. 18:00

Sted

University of Ghana, Legon

Arrangør

School of Communication and Culture

Description: UNIV OF GHANA EDIT

AUTHORING SLAVERY PROJECT

TWO-DAY SEMINAR IN ACCRA

Dates: 1st-2nd February 2022

Schedule of Activities

Day & Venue

Activity

Time

Presenters

Topics

Day 1

Morning Session

 

Venue: Maison Francaise Conference Room

Panel for UG student presentations

 

 

9:30am-11:10am

 

 

Philomina Mintah

 

 

 

 

Silence on Slavery and trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Ghanaian Novels

 

 

 

Amma Dankwa

 

 

Retracing the Past for the Future: A Reflection on Slavery in Ayi Kwei Armah’s Two Thousand Seasons

Akua Bobson

 

 

Expressions of Trauma in Descendants of Enslaved Africans

Ruth Abeduway Quansah

 

 

 

Women and Anti-Slavery in Selected African Texts

Anne Green Munk

Sketching the Concept for a Creative Writing Workshop

 

 

Coffee Break:  11:10am – 11:25am

 

 

 

Discussion:  11:25am – 12:15pm

 

 

Lunch Break:  12:15pm – 1:30pm

 

Day 1

Afternoon Session

 

Venue: Maison Francaise Conference Room

Faculty Panel

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Mawuli Adjei

 

The Continuing Dialogue with Ghana’s Slave Forts: Fort Prinzenstein in Anlo History, Folklore and Literature

Mads Anders Baggesgaard

TBA

Day 1

Evening

 

J.H. Kwabena Nketia Conference Hall/

Maison Francaise

Poetry

Dramatization

 

5:00pm – 6:00pm

 

Kofi Anyidoho with Osei Korankye (IAS), Nana Asaase, Chief Moumen

Anyidoho

poems

on the legacy

of slavery

Day 1

Evening

 

Dinner

Off-campus

7:00pm

Project Team

African Regent/Golden Tulip

Day 2

Morning Session

Maison Francaise

Panel

Presentations

 

 

 

9:30am - 11:00am

 

 

 

Lotte Pelckmans

 

 

 

 

Testimonies and Oral Renderings of Legacies of Slavery in Anti-Slavery Work and Court cases, Mali

 

Emmanuel Saboro

 

Oral Tradition and Slavery in Northern Ghana

 

 

William Gmayi

Blindspots: Images of Slave Narratives of Ghana

 

Coffee Break:  11:00am - 11:15am

Presentations continue

 

 

 

 

 

11:15am - 12:05pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Yitah

 

The slave figure in Kasena Folktales

 

 

J.B. Amissah-Arthur

 

 

 

Sunsum: A Psychic Archaeology of Unknown Slave Routes and Slave Lives

 

Discussion:  12:05pm – 12:45pm

 

 

Lunch Break: 12:45pm – 2:00pm

Day 2

Afternoon

J.H. Kwabena Nketia Conference Hall, IAS/Maison Francaise

 

Screening of  

Documentary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30pm - 4:00pm

 

 

Kofi Anyidoho & Doris Adabasu Kuwornu

 

 

 

 

 

Two episodes of GTV’s Slave Routes: a trail so long gone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Venue: National Theatre, Accra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Drama

 

6:30pm - 9:30pm

 

 

Originally written & directed by F. Nii-Yartey;

Performed by the National Dance Company.

 

 

 

MUSU: saga of the slaves