Topic: Jennifer Wilks

Professor Jennifer Wilks discusses poet of the African Diaspora

Feb. 26, 2010
Professor Jennifer Wilks discusses poet of the African Diaspora

In this first installment of an audio portrait series that explores the African Diaspora, Dr. Jennifer Wilks, an associate professor of English and African and African American Studies, discusses a 1939 poem by Aimé Césaire that reflects on the conditions of people of African descent under colonialism.

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Libraries Host Undergraduate Book Discussions of Stoker, Díaz

March 31, 2009

Dr. Elizabeth Richmond-Garza will guide a discussion of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" on April 6 and Dr. Jennifer Wilks will direct a discussion of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Díaz on April 21 in events hosted by the University of Texas Libraries for undergraduate students moderated by English Department faculty.

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