Event: Words that Travel 2016, 23 January 2016, London

23 January 2016

Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London


aquotesAfrikult. presents the first of the three-part series Words that Travel. Running throughout 2016, each event focuses on particular mediums and traditions of African literature with the first featuring African poetry.

Words that Travel aims to showcase the wonderful and rich diversity within the African literary genre. The event will be held at SOAS, University of London in the Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT) and the Junior Common Room (JCR).

The full programme for the day will be released shortly.

Here’s what to look forward to;

  • Publishers’ Market & African Food Court (JCR, 12pm – 5pm)
  • Performances including Belinda Zhawi and Inua Ellams (KLT, 4pm – 6.30pm)
  • Screening of the first Ethiopian film entry at the Cannes Film Festival (2015): LAMB (directed by Yared Zeleke) (KLT, 7pm)

Details of the day:

Date: Saturday 23 January 2016
Doors open: 12.00 noon
Admission: FREE (excluding £5 ticket for LAMB film screening which can be bought at the door)

This is a free event but you will need to reserve your place via the eventbrite link: bit.ly/1JSSwU5

The film screening is £5 and should be paid at the door.


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