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Cultural Center

HOFSTRA CULTURAL CENTER presents an international conference

Between Three Continents:
Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on
the Fortieth Anniversary of its Independence from Spain

Thursday-Saturday
April 2-4, 2009

Papers

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE WELCOME

PANEL I-A:
EQUATORIAL GUINEA IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

PANEL I-B:
EMPIRE’S INTELLECTUAL AND POLITICAL PROJECTS

PANEL II-B:
THE UNHOMELY AT HOME AND ABROAD: EXILE, DISPLACEMENT, AND EMPIRE BUILDING

PANEL III-B:
THE UNHOMELY AT HOME AND ABROAD: EXILE, DISPLACEMENT, AND NATION BUILDING

PANEL IV-A:
THE POLITICS OF OFFSHORE (OIL/GAS) PRODUCTION IN WEST AFRICA: STATE POWER, SOVEREIGNTY, CIVIL LIBERTIES, AND THE GLOBAL CAPITAL

PANEL IV-B:
HAUNTED BY THE DICTATOR: THE SPECTER OF FRANCISCO MACÍAS NGUEMA (1968-1979)

FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009

PANEL V-B:
GENDER MATTERS

PANEL VI-A:
READJUSTING THE LITERARY CANON

PANEL VI-B

PANEL VII-A
HUMAN RIGHTS, RESISTANCE, AND CREATIVITY IN EQUATORIAL GUINEA

PANEL VII-B:
FRAMES OF IDENTITY: FROM TRANSNATIONAL TO LOCAL

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2009

PANEL VIII-A:
ECONOMIES OF EMPIRE: THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY

PANEL VIII-B:
THE DISAPPEARING ATLANTIC ISLAND: ANNOBÓN

PANEL IX-A:
INDEPENDENCE DE-REALIZED: 1968 THEN AND NOW

PANEL IX-B:
TRANSCENDING THE (POST)COLONIAL: IDENTITY AND LITERATURE IN EQUATORIAL GUINEA TODAY (PART I)

PANEL X-A:
ETHNOGRAPHIES OLD AND NEW

PANEL X-A:
ETHNOGRAPHIES OLD AND NEW

Fernando Carnero Lorenzo
"La formación del sistema económico colonial en Guinea Ecuatorial, c. 1778-1936"

Álvaro Díaz de la Paz
"Guinea Ecuatorial en la estrategia autárquica del franquismo"