Great New Books in the Humanities: Learning Zulu

Event Description:

Join us for a discussion of Mark Sanders’ new book, Learning Zulu, which combines elements of analysis and memoir to explore a complex cultural history. Guided by his own endeavors to learn the language, this book investigates the psychopolitics of more than a century of attempts by non-native speakers to learn Zulu.

Emily Apter
Professor of French and Comparative Literature, NYU

Ato Quayson
Professor of English and Director,
Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto

Mark Sanders
Professor of Comparative Literature, NYU


Jay Garcia
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, NYU

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