lunes, abril 29, 2013

Entrevista de radio en WIAC 740 AM a Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro, con motivo de su próximo viaje a África

http://youtu.be/mf21g6rZwWE

Entrevista de radio en WIAC 740 AM a Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro, por Sandra Santana, con motivo de discutir detalles de su próximo viaje a África, país Ghana, ciudad capital Accra, como participante de la conferencia OWWA, Organization of Women Writers of African Descendants.



http://africanastudies.as.nyu.edu/object/Yari-2013-Ghana.html
Yari Yari Ntoaso 2013 - Accra, Ghana

 

Institute of African American Affairs
New York University
presents
Yari Yari Ntoaso: Continuing the Dialogue
Accra, Ghana, West Africa       May 16-19, 2013


THE PROGRAM:

An international symposium of women writers from Africa and its diaspora will be held in Accra, Ghana, West Africa May 16-19, 2013. The symposium is co-sponsored by New York University's Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA), NYU Africa House, NYU Accra, and Africana Studies Program; hosted by Mbaasem Foundation; and presented by the Organization of Women Writers of Africa Inc (OWWA) with partnership from the Women for Africa Foundation. Yari means the future in the Kuranko language of Sierra Leone, and Ntoaso means understanding and agreement in the Akan language of Ghana.
Confirmed Yari Yari Ntoaso Participants:

Anne Adams (USA -- Scholar of African literature)
Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana -- Fiction writer, OWWA CoFounder)
Monica Arac de Nyeko (Uganda/Ghana -- Fiction author)
Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Puerto Rico -- Fiction author)
Ayo Ayoola (Ghana -- Children's author)
Bibi BakareYusuf (Nigeria -- Publisher)
Samiya Bashir (Somalia/USA -- Poet)
Faith BenDaniels (Ghana -- Scholar of Ghanaian literature & folklore)
Sokhna Benga (Senegal -- Novelist, children's author)
Tara Betts (USA -- Poet)
Carole Boyce Davies (Trinidad & Tobago/USA-- Scholar of African diaspora literatures & cultures)
Joanne Braxton (USA -- Scholar of African American poetry)
Margaret Busby (Ghana/UK -- Editor, publisher)
Gabrielle Civil (Haiti/USA -- Performance artist, poet)
Angela Davis (USA -- Scholar of prison abolition)
Latasha N. Diggs (USA -- Performer, poet)
Camille Dungy (USA -- Poet)
Alison Duke (Canada -- Filmmaker)
Ira Dworkin (US/Egypt -- Scholar of African American literature)
Zetta Elliott (Canada/USA -- Fiction writer, scholar of literature & publishing)
Akachi Ezeigbo (Nigeria -- Children's author)
Donette Francis (Jamaica/USA -- Scholar of Caribbean literature)
Gladys M. Francis (Guadeloupe/USA -- Scholar of African & Caribbean literature)
Kadija George (UK/Sierra Leone -- Publisher, poet)
Ruby Goka (Ghana -- Children's author)
Wangui wa Goro (Kenya -- Translator, poet)
Philo Ikonya (Kenya -- Author, journalist)
Rashidah Ismaili (Benin/USA) -- Poet
Tayari Jones (USA -- Novelist)
Mamle Kabu (Ghana -- Novelist)
Madhu Kaza (India/USA -- Fiction writer)
Fatou Keita (Cote d'Ivoire -- Children's author)
Jason King (USA -- Scholar of music & popular culture)
Rosamond S. King (Poet, Performance Artist, Yari Yari Ntoaso Conference Director)
Kinna Likimani (Ghana -- Blogger)
Fungai Machirori (Zimbabwe -- Blogger, poet)
Michelle Martin (USA -- Scholar of children's literature)
Natalia Molebatsi (South Africa -- Poet)
Roshnie Moonsammy (South Africa‐ Arts administrator)
Angelique Nixon (Bahamas -- Scholar of literature & tourism, poet)
WuraNatasha Ogunji (Nigeria/USA ‐ Performance artist)
Nnedi Okorafor (Nigeria/USA -- Young adult novelist)
Tess Onwueme (Nigeria‐ Playwright)
Naana OpokuAgyemang (Ghana -- Scholar)
Virginia Phiri (Zimbabwe -- Novelist)
Hermine Pinson (USA -- Poet, scholar of African American literature)
Sapphire (USA -- Novelist)
Lola Shoneyin (Nigeria -- Novelist, poet)
Eintou Springer (Trinidad & Tobago -- Poet, playwright)
Cheryl Sterling (Jamaica/USA -- Scholar of African & diaspora literature)
Esi Sutherland Addy (Ghana -- Scholar of African education & culture)
Veronique Tadjo (Cote d'Ivoire/South Africa -- Novelist)
Coumba Touré (Mali -- Children's author)
Évelyne Trouillot (Haiti -- Novelist)
Dzodzi Tsikata (Ghana -- Scholar of land reform)
Wana Udobang (Nigeria -- Journalist, blogger, radio host)
Gina Athena Ulysse (Haiti/USA -- Performance artist, scholar of Caribbean anthropology &
blogger)
Rachelle Washington (USA -- Literacy scholar)
Crystal Williams (USA -- Poet)
Helen Yitah (Ghana -- Scholar of African literature)
THE VENUE

Yari Yari: Ntoaso will be held at:

Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons
No. 54 Independence Avenue
Near Ridge Roundabout
Accra, Ghana
http://www.ohmsghana.com/pages/aboutus.php

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"Odio los fluidos que se me salen del cuerpo cada veintiséis días." Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Guaynabo, 1970). Es novelista, cuentista y ensayista puertorriqueña. Fue elegida una de las escritoras latinoamericanas más importantes menores de 39 años del Bogotá39 convocado por la UNESCO, el Hay Festival y la Secretaría de Cultura de Bogotá por motivo de celebrar a Bogotá como Capital Mundial del libro 2007. Acaba de recibir Residency Grant Award 2011 del National Hispanic Cultural Center en Nuevo México. Es autora de los libros de cuentos, ‘Avalancha’ (2011), ‘Historias para morderte los labios’ (Finalista PEN Club 2010), y ‘Ojos de Luna’ (Segundo Premio Nacional 2008, Instituto de Literatura Puertorriqueña; Libro del Año 2007 Periódico El Nuevo Día), además de los libros de poesía ‘Medialengua’ (2010) y Perseidas (2011). Ha publicado las novelas ‘Los documentados’ (Finalista Premio PEN Club 2006) y Caparazones (2010, publicada en Puerto Rico y España).

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