C21 - Centre for Research in Twenty-first Century Writings

Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

  
  • © Phyllis Wheatley/Women’s Memorial Boston, MA, Sheree Mack 2013.

    9th Jul 2014 10:00am-8:00pm
    Grand Parade

Black British Women's Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

Full schedule announced

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Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study.

Parallel Panels: Beyond Narratives of Unbelonging? | Beyond the Black Atlantic
Keynote: Bernardine Evaristo
Parallel Panels: Teaching Black British Women's Writing | Rewriting the Canon | Rewriting the Nation
Parallel Panels: Generations | Questions of Identity and Place I
Screening: Valerie Mason-John's talk 'We are what we think' followed by Skype Q&A with the author
Parallel Panels: The Black Woman in the Mirror: Reflections and Conversations | Questions of Identity and Place II: Regional Identities | The Politics of Form
Closing with an evening wine reception and readings by Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey & Sheree Mack

Please send enquiries to:
 Dr Vedrana Velickovic v.velickovic@brighton.ac.uk and Dr Sheree Mack sheree.mack@gmail.com

Join our Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/378188258946761/ 

Image © Phyllis Wheatley/Women’s Memorial Boston, MA, Sheree Mack 2013. 

Registration:Delegate £40/ Concession £20.00 Students, OAP's and unwaged with valid ID
Registration includes refreshments and lunch, as well as a drinks reception on the evening