RecAf Spring School 2021 - Popular Culture and Arts in Africa
29 - 2 April 2021

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How do we discuss popular culture in Africa, and in what ways does it stand opposed to ‘high’ art and literature? While on the one hand, not tied to a canon, popular culture is, on the other hand, not unrelated to mass media and consumption: How can popular culture be subversive? What role do African languages play in the formation of popular culture and the dialogues about it?

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