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Fulbright Talk: Birger Vanwesenbeeck, "Teaching African American Literature in Turkey"

Birger Vanwesenbeeck, Professor of English, will share his experiences teaching as a Fulbright Senior Lecturer of American literature at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, during the 2018-19 academic year. What are the pedagogical takeaways from the opportunity to teach US literature extra muros? Who are the Afro-Turks? What does James Baldwin have to do with Turkey? Who/what is  the Fulbright Commission? These and other questions will be addressed by his talk.

Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Science Center, Aerie
Science Drive, Fredonia, NY 14063

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