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The Perpetual Stranger

Teju Cole’s powers of observation and analysis underpin his unique gifts as an essayist, but his forte lies in his ability to be a stranger everywhere. This ability to maintain a certain critical distance from a place when writing about it is central to his skill. In this review of Known and Strange Things, Jeremy Klemin analyses the perpetual stranger in Cole.

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Black Portraiture[s] III: The African Influence

Black Portraiture[s] III: The African Influence is the seventh conference in a series of conversations about imaging the black body. It offers a forum that gives artists, activists, and scholars from around the world an opportunity to share ideas from historical topics to current research on the 40th anniversary of Soweto.