AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. AiW note: This post continues our AiW series about the project, book, and exhibition Guernica Remakings. Curated by our Guest Author Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton, July 31 – August 23), the exhibition features visual… Read More ›
Month: July 2017
Call for Streams: ASAUK 2018, 11-13 September 2018, Birmingham, deadline: 15 September 2017
Call for Streams: ASAUK 2018 11-13 September 2018, University of Birmingham deadline: 15 September 2017 The next ASAUK conference will be held on 11-13 September 2018 at the University of Birmingham, UK. In order to limit panel clashes,… Read More ›
The Keiskamma Guernicas – (re)making experiences of HIV/AIDS in the Eastern Cape. 3 short films from ‘Guernica Remakings’ (1).
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. This post continues our AiW series about the project and upcoming exhibition Guernica Remakings, curated by our Guest Author Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton, July 31 – August 23). The exhibition features visual artworks from across the… Read More ›
The fifth Keiskamma Guernica: Guernica Remakings – an exhibition, Brighton UK.
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. This post marks the first in an AiW series introducing the project and upcoming exhibition, Guernica Remakings, curated by Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton). The exhibition, which opens next week (July 31), involves the display… Read More ›
Familiar, yet utterly new: A Review of Fred Strydom’s The Inside Out Man
AiW Guest: Kimmy Beach Bent is a gifted jazz pianist who plays in seedy nightclubs, lives in the “Crack Radisson”—a run-down flat in a Johannesburg suburb—and doesn’t seem to need much more in his life. With that deceptively… Read More ›
Call for Submissions: Africa in Dialogue 1st Issue, deadline: 31 August 2017
Africa in Dialogue, an online interview magazine is excited to announce a call of submission for its First Issue. From inception, Africa in Dialogue has been engaging in dialogues with Africa’s leading storytellers on various contemporary, historic, philosophical and social discourses… Read More ›
CfP: (Re)framing Narratives of Africa, 3-4 November 2017, BIEA Nairobi, deadline: 30 September 2017
GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2017 (Re)framing Narratives of Africa BIEA Graduate Conference November 3rd and 4th 2017 BIEA, Nairobi, Kenya This year’s BIEA Graduate Conference is on the theme of (Re)framing Narratives of Africa. The narratives used to describe ‘Africa’ have… Read More ›
Call for Submissions: Etisalat Prize for Literature 2018, deadline: 18 September 2017
Lagos, Nigeria, 26 June 2017: Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The opening… Read More ›
Event: Kaduna Book & Arts Festival, 5-8 July 2017, Kaduna
As part of its centenary celebrations, Kaduna State is introducing a literary event to its cultural calendar. The Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017 (KABAFEST) will feature over 50 writers, artists, actors, poets and performers who will share their work with… Read More ›
Refreshingly focused on the fiction, but struggling for definition: a review of A Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, edited by Ernest N. Emenyonu.
AiW Guest: Matthew Lecznar Since the turn of the 21st-century, few authors have been able to implant themselves on the global literary imagination with the kind of deftness and flare exhibited by the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author’s… Read More ›
Review of Illuminate Theatre Performance: Unsettling the Certainties of the Air-Conditioned Room
AiW Guest: Carli Coetzee The second conference of the Lagos Studies Association has just taken place, at the University of Lagos. The conference had many memorable moments, but the one that stands out for me was when the panel was… Read More ›