Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Abena Busia


Abena Busia – Writer, Poet & Professor


Professor Abena Busia is the current Chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She is also co-director and co-editor of the groundbreaking Women Writing Africa Project, a multi-volume anthology published by the Feminist Press at the City University of New York. As Professor Busia points out, "History is located in multiple places,” and the anthology is designed to recognize the complex cultural legacy and “cultural production” of African women. Busia has helped edit two volumes of the anthology—Women Writing Africa: West Africa and the Sahel (2005) and Women Writing Africa: Northern Africa (2009).

Read more: http://www.forharriet.com/2015/04/18-phenomenal-african-feminists-to-know.html#ixzz3eN7W3Hil
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