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LA Review of Books Publishes an Essay by Akua Banful, 2020-2021 Heyman Center Graduate Fellow

Fellows, Public Humanities Fellows, Heyman Center Fellows, Public Humanities, Humanities in Practice

December 15, 2021

The LA Review of Books has published a piece by 2019-2020 Public Humanities Graduate Fellow Akua Banful. Banful's essay, entitled "Nobody Likes Dolphin Meat, but Times Are Hard," explores the complex political economy and the cultural imagination of fishery in Ghana.

Akua Banful is a writer and researcher working through questions of climate, culture, and empire. She was a Heyman Center Graduate Fellow in 2020-2021, and a Public Humanities Graduate Fellow in 2019-2020. Currently, she is the Andrew W. Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Climate and Inequality at the Climate Museum, and she is a PhD candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Image credit: Solomon Kenyenso.