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Munase Furusha, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Department

Department: Africana Studies

Office: LCH B308
Phone Extension: x3040
Email Username: mfurusa

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Papers Presented

  • 2007: Plotting Landscapes of Human Rights and Dignity in Zimbabwean Literature, (ASA Conference)  
  • 2007: Ayi Kwei Armah and the Significance of Self-knowledge in African's Development (CA, San Diego , March 2007)  
  • 2006: “Spelling Our Proper Name: Defining the Order of the Discipline”, (Plenary Panel, NCBS Conference, Houston , Texas , March 15-18, 2006)  
  • 2004: African Writers and the Art of Healing a Dis-membered Humanity (NCBS Conference, Atlanta , Georgia March, 2004)  
  • 2004: Reconstructing the African American Family through History and Culture (Soka Gakkai International, Los Angeles Friendship Center , July 18, 2004)  
  • 2004: The Role of African Institutes Outside Africa , (Zimbabwean International Book Fair International Conference INDABA July 31- August 7, 2004)  
  • 2003: Theorizing the African World through the Broken Lenses of Postcoloniality: Re-colonization or Liberation? (NCBS Conference, Atlanta , Georgia , March 2003).  
  • 2002: Celebrating Africana History and Culture through Africana Literature and the Arts, (African American Heritage Month, CSUDH, 2002)  
  • 2002: Re-conceptualizing Africana Studies (co-presented with Dr. William A. Little, NCBS Conference, San Diego , 6-10 March, 2002)  
  • 2002: African Worldview and Africana Theories of Literature, (NCBS Conference, San Diego , 6-10 March, 2002)  
  • 2002: African Culture, Literature and Literary Criticism, (NCBS Conference, San Diego , 6-10 March, 2002)  
  • 2002: The Challenge of Self-Definition in the African Diaspora, Black Student Union Meeting, CSU, Northridge, September 2002.  
  • 2002: Language and Creative Productions: Recreating Africana Presence into the Global Community, (co-presented with Dr. Selase Williams, Ford Foundation Funded Global Diaspora Conference, CSUDH, December 6, 2001)  
  • 2001: Black Student Organizations and African Centered Consciousness, (Collective Minds Student Conference, CSUDH, 2001)  
  • 2000: The Challenges of Africana Studies Departments in the Twenty-First Century (NCBS Conference Atlanta , Georgia 2000)  
  • 2000: Gender Relations in African Culture, Women Center and Department of Africana Studies Lecture, California State University, Dominguez Hills, March 15, 2000  
  • 2000: African Literature as an expression of African history and culture, Department of African American Studies Lecture, Loyola Marymount University, April 13, 2000  
  • 2000: African History and Culture as Sources of Values for the Empowerment of African Women, Department of Africana Studies Lecture, San Diego State University, May 3, 2000  
  • 2000: Africana Theories of Knowledge, California Statewide Africana Studies Curriculum Development Summit, California State University, Dominguez Hills, March 30, 2000  
  • 2000: The role of culture in African liberation and freedom movements, Department of Africana Studies Lecture, March 25, 2000  
  • 2000 Deconstructing African Religion, Department of Africana Studies Lecture Series, March 3, 2000  
  • 2000: Key Issues in African and African Diasporan Literature and Thought (Global Diaspora Conference 2000)  

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