Mapping Angola and Mozambique
Edited By Ana Mafalda Leite, Hilary Owen, Rita Chaves and Livia Apa
Notes on Contributors
Members of the Postcolonial Nation and Narration Project LIVIA APA is a professor at the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’ and is studying towards her doctorate in African literature at the University of Lisbon. She has translated works by Mia Couto, Ruy Duarte de Carvalho, Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos and Ana Luísa Amaral into Italian. Her many publications include Abitare la lingua: riflessioni sulla lingua por- toghese in Angola (2010). IAIN CHAMBERS is professor of cultural and postcolonial studies at the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’, where he was formerly director of the Centre of Postcolonial Studies. He is presently the co-ordinator of the doc- toral programme Cultural and Post-Colonial Studies in the Anglophone World. His numerous publications include: Hendrix, hip hop e l’interruzione del pensiero (with Paul Gilroy, 1995); Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity (2008); the edited volume of essays The Post- colonial Question: Common Skies, Divided Horizons (with Lidia Curti, 1996); and Esercizi di Potere: Gramsci, Said e il postcoloniale. RITA CHAVES holds a doctorate from the University of São Paulo and two postdoctorate degrees, the latter being completed at the Eduardo Mondlane University in 2010. Presently she is professor in African literature at the University of São Paulo and is responsible for teaching the Literature and Colonization course at the Cândido Mendes University. She is a member of the editorial boards of various journals, including Revista de Letras and Via Atlântica. Her publications include: Mia Couto: o desejo de contar...
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