“The mask in decolonial tactics” in Removing the Mask, Lifting the Veil: Race, Class, and Gender in the 21st Century, CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Gender/Race/Class and Globalization – THEMATIC”, SSSP Annual Meeting. August 21-23, 2015 Chicago, IL (paper accepted)
“Autonome cultuurproductie in het Zuiden” in Metaforum, K.U.L., 19/3/15
“Sci-Fi & Horror as two sides of Jean-Pierre Bekolo’s medal”, paper accepted for the Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2015, Vancouver, Canada, January 8-11 2015



“The role of Culture in development and the creation of a cultural industry with a specific focus on contemporary art in Congo” in Yango Conference, Institut Français de Kinshasa, 24 november 2014
“Belgian cinema from a postcolonial perspective”, paper accepted for the 8th Symposium of the Africa Platform, Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde, Gent, 27th of November 2014
“Decolonising the Museum: Limits and Possibilities”, Platform for Postcolonial Readings, Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis & Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies, University Amsterdam, 6 June 2014
“Postcolonial identity in Belgian cinema”, Visions of Identity: Global Film & Media at The Fourth Annual London Film and Media Conference, Academic Conferences London, University of London, 26-28 June 2014
“African Cinema and SF: the case of Jean-Pierre Bekolo” , FUTURE AFRICA – Conference of the African, Studies Association in Germany (VAD), June 11-14, 2014
“Confronting the real through the virtual: “’Reatualistic Cinema”’, paper presented at the conference on Philosophy and Film: Thinking reality and time through film, to be held from 6-10 May 2014 at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Goethe-Institut Portugal, Standort Lissabon and the Cinemateca Portuguesa
“Postcolonial cinema studies: Belgian cinema from a postcolonial perspective”, paper accepted for the conference Postcolonial Theories in the 21st Century: A New Reading of the Representations of the ‘Other’ at the University of Oran (Algeria) on May 5th & 6th, 2014
“Genealogy of Ethnographic film and African cinema: Oppositions and Congruencies”, paper accepted for the Arts Council of the African Studies Association, 16th Triennial Symposium on African Art, March 19 – 22, 2014, Newark, NJ and New York, NY


“Haunting Futures in African cinema” at NECS (European Network for Cinemas and Media Studies), Prague, June 20-22 2013


“Strategy of appropriation in Bekolo’s oeuvre” at conference African Literature Association 2012, Dallas, Thursday April 12


“Masquerade and Mévoungou in Jean- Pierre Bekolo’s The Bloodettes”. Women and Film in Africa Conference: Overcoming Social Barriers, Africa Media Centre, University of Westminster, 19-20 November 2011
“Haunting Future in Bekolo’s The Bloodettes” at conference “Africa in transformation: Africa of individuals, Africa of generations”, hosted by Laval University, Quebec (Wednesday May 2th to Friday May 4th 2011), organized by the Canadian Association of African Studies.


“La critique saignante”, paper accepted for The Changing Aesthetics of African Cinema: February 13-15, 2009 University of Victoria (Canada)
“Representation in African Film audiences in African Film. How text reflects on context & the case of Aristotle’s Plot”, in African and Arab Media Audiences: Shared Agendas for Research, Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), Africa Media Series, Arab Media Centre and Audiences Group: University of Westminster, 2009
“The assimilation of cinematographic techniques by African filmmakers. In order to be not assimilated? A Plea for Anthropophagy”, in Mediamodes, SVA NY: School of Visual Arts, 2009


“Black Label Cinéma”, in Pour saluer L.-G. Damas, héritiers, héritages, trente ans après sa disparition, Université d’Anvers: colloque international et interdisciplinaire organisé par le Groupe de Recherche de Littératures Postcoloniales, 2008
“The Game of the Gaze in New African Storytelling. Jean-Pierre Bekolo as a case-study”, in Communication Policies and Culture in Europe, ECREA: Barcelona, Spain, 2008


De Groof, M and K. Rogghe, “Otre k’ôtre”, in Out of Time Space, UC Berkeley, 2007

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