Colonialism framed Africa as Europe's antithesis in a binary system that glorified Europe as a synonym for civilization, advancement and progress. Africa on the other hand was conceived as a continent without history and became a metaphor for everything dark and negative. This imposition of stereotypes and negativity confronts writers with critical choices about the repatriation of Africa's stolen histories , To what extent and in what way do writers engage with the continent's colonial heritage?
Ayesha Harruna Attah [Ghana / Senegal]
Thando Mgqolozana [South Africa]
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma [USA / Zimbabwe]
Moderation: Clementine Burnley