Add this Event to Calendar 02/01/2022 06:30 PM 02/01/2022 07:30 PM Accidental Travel Writer: Postcards from Madagascar
.Cuddly lemurs, rare reptiles, baobab trees and tropical beaches or cartoon animals who escaped from a New York zoo. These are popular images of Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island.  David Mould has different impressions. From the traffic jams and crowded markets of the colonial-era capital, Antananarivo, he wanders through the central highlands, the eastern rain forest and the savannah and desert of the southwest, offering glimpses of the history, culture, traditions and politics of a beguiling but desperately poor country.
 
David Mould, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University, has traveled widely in Asia and southern Africa. Born in the UK, he worked as a newspaper and TV journalist before moving to the US. His travel essays and articles have been published in Newsweek, Christian Science Monitor, Times Higher Education, and History News Network.  His books include Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys (Ohio University Press, 2019) and Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia (Ohio University Press, 2016). Read David’s travel blogs on Facebook and at www.davidhmould.com.
 
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