Role of women in African literature



02 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
03 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
04 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)

Topics that will be discussed:

- To analyse the alternatives proposed by the literature written by African women in the way of managing political affairs.

- To carry out a comparative study between Western feminism and feminism manifested in books written by African women.

- To analyse whether the contents of literary works written by African women address "feminism of resistance", an ideology considered "Western" on the black continent.

- To make visible the social problems that African women prioritize in literary works.


CODES - Ponentes - Trifonia Melibea Obono

Trifonia Melibea Obono

Writer and researcher on Women and Gender Issues in Africa

Trifonia Melibea Obono (Equatorial Guinea, 1982) is a journalist and political scientist, as well as a professor and researcher on women and gender in Africa. She has been a professor in the literature and social sciences faculty of the UNGE (National University of Equatorial Guinea) in Malabo since 2013 and is part of the team of the Afro-Hispanic Studies Center of the UNED. She is finishing her PhD in interdisciplinary studies in gender and equality at the University of Salamanca.