A seminar on African writing, on the 50th anniversary of the AWS: part of the Oxford Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar Series (see below for the aim of the Series as a whole).
Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford.
Venue: Okinaga Room, Wadham College
5.15 pm, Thursday 17 May
The African Writers Series @ 50
A panel discussion between three former AWS editors, Becky Ayebia Clarke, James Currey, and Vicky Unwin.
Convenors: Elleke Boehmer (Wolfson, Oxford); Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham, Oxford)The aim of the seminar is to foster a dynamic and interdisciplinary postcolonial research culture supportive of individual scholarship. Finalists, M.St. and D.Phil. students, lecturers, fellows, scholars from across the university community – all are welcome. Seminar attendees are warmly invited to stay on afterwards for a drink and/or to accompany the visiting speaker to dinner.