Africa talks Autumn 2020


  • 7 October 2022 Theorizing Beyond the West: Decolonizing Eurocentric Literary Theory in the Ancient Egyptian and Arabic Poetics. Dr Hany Rashwan (University of Birmingham).

  • 21 October 2022 "Seeing Like an Enclave": Topographies of Power in Maputo, Mozambique. Dr Jason Sumich (University of Essex).

  • 11 November 2022 Handwritten in Lagos: Self and Textuality in Colonial Petitions. Dr Tunde Decker (Osun State University).

  • 25 November 2022 Book talk: Manhood, Morality and the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans and Post-war Dynamics. Dr John Spall (University of Birmingham).

  • 9 December 2022 The Condition of Exile: Ghanaian Exile Networks and Competing National-isms, 1957-1993. Harriet Aldrich (University of Oxford).

Location and time

All talks will take place in the Danford Room on the second floor of the Arts building at 15:15-14:45.

Further information