at the University of Sussex, Tuesday 8th October 4pm-6pm.
This workshop marks the launch of a 5-year ERC funded research project involving the University of Sussex, Kenyatta University and the University of Lagos.
School of English Social Space (Arts B274)
followed by a drinks reception and book launch from 6-7pm
“Introduction: Dirt and its Cultural Politics in Africa”
Steph Newell (Principal Investigator, DirtPol, University of Sussex)
“Creating Dirt—the Matatu Body”
Mbugua wa Mungai (Regional Coordinator, DirtPol, Kenyatta University)
“Loud in Lagos: Verbal Flatulence in the Humour of Gordons”
Patrick Oloko (Regional Coordinator, DirtPol, University of Lagos)
Drinks Reception and Book Launch 6pm-7pm
Nairobi’s Matatu Men: Portrait of a Sub Culture by Mbugua wa Mungai and
The Power to Name: A History of Anonymity in Colonial West Africa by S. Newell
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Categories: Academic Research