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The Spring 2014 African Diaspora Lecture by Dr. Antonio Tillis

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Antonio Tillis will deliver the Spring 2014 African Diaspora lecture. Dr. Tillis is a specialist in Latin American, Afro-Latin American, and African Diaspora literatures. His subspecialties include Black transnational migration in the Americas and in the Caribbean basin from slavery to contemporary times and US Afro-Latino studies. He is a past president of the College Language Association (CLA), editor of PALARA (Publication of the Afro-Latin American Research Association) and a former Fulbright Scholar to Brazil (2009-2010).

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Tillis is Associate Professor and Chair of the African and African-American Studies Program at Dartmouth College. He received the B.S. in Spanish and English from Vanderbilt University, the M.A. in Peninsular Spanish Literature with a focus on the Civil War of Spain from Howard University, and the Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Romance Languages and Literatures.

*Lecture also features discussion with Stone Center Scholar in Residence, Brazilian Filmmaker Joel Zito Araújo.

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Date:
February 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Stone Center Hitchcock Room
150 South Road, Chapel Hill, 27599 United States
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Phone:
9199629001

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Stone Center
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