Student Lecture Series
Mar 18, 2013FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DAWN RUDE, administrative assistant, Academic Affairs
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
STUDENT LECTURE ON DESIMPLIFYING THE AFRICAN NARRATIVE
Concordia sophomore Amber Morgan will present a lecture as part of the Student Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in Jones Conference Center A-B, Knutson Campus Center. The lecture, “Desimplifying the African Narrative: A Program Oral Interpretation,” is free and open to the public.
Morgan reviewed prose, poetry and drama to illustrate how some Americans have simplified the African continent and objectified its people through a single story of negativity – through presenting and viewing Africa as a place only of war, poverty, disease and helplessness. She’ll discuss her findings in literature that highlight the socially significant and varied perspectives of both Africans and Americans.
Morgan’s faculty sponsors are Adam Knowlton, Megan Orcholski, and Joe Kennedy, communication studies and theatre art.
The Student Lecture Series recognizes students who do outstanding research work in a discipline and provides them with the opportunity to share their results in an informal presentation.