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Kate Wininger to present paper at NeMLA

Associate Professor of Philosophy Kate Wininger will be presenting the paper "A Postnational Humanism? Reflections on the Philosophy of Bessie Head" at a session on Gender in a Postnational Context at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) being held March 15-18 in Rochester, NY. 

She also recently presented a paper "African Sustainability: Agriculture as Metaphor and Survival in the writings of Bessie Head and Wangari Maathai" in a session on the African Memoirs and Autobiographies, Staying Alive: African Women's Memoirs and Exile at the African Literature Association Conference.

Wininger also teaches in the USM Women and Gender Studies Program.

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