4 DAYS LEFT!! Help raise essential funds for the future of cinema in Burkina Faso A CINEMA FOR BOBO-DIOULASSO Despite strong demand from the Bobolese community, access to an adapted and accessible cinematographic experience is lacking today in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina… Read More ›
Month: July 2018
As part of Baraza: Swahili studies fourth annual day conference, taking place this year at SOAS on 27th October, you are invited to submit abstracts for short presentations addressing any aspect of the language, literature, translation, culture, philosophy or diaspora… Read More ›
Africa in Words is recruiting volunteers to join our small, tight-knit and entirely voluntary team. We are recruiting for our Reviews section, with the potential for multiple Associate Editorial positions.
Q&A: Akdogan Ali – Founder of game development studio Black Ring and developer of Throne of Gods, a Nigerian fighting game based on African mythology.
AiW Guest Tessa Pijnaker This third post in Africa in Words’ series about African superheroes is based on an interview with Akdogan Ali in April 2018. Ali (29) and his partner Umusu Samson Iruo (31) are the founders of the… Read More ›
Mawazo Africa Writing Institute announces a call for submissions for its second writing workshop: Writing the Novel, led by award-winning author Yewande Omotoso. The aim of the workshop is to provide advanced training and support to African writers who want to complete full-length novel… Read More ›
Tuesday 17 July, 7.00pm (6.30pm doors) Union Chapel, London N1 2UN Tickets unionchapel.org.uk https://www.englishpen.org/event/celebrating-nelson-mandela-his-letters-his-legacy/ #PENmandelaletters Tuesday next week in London (a London fairly humming right now with the large-scale political ramifications of what it is to be ‘free’ in movement,… Read More ›
You are invited to submit papers for the conference: LIBERATION BEYOND THE NATION: COMPARISONS, INTERACTIONS AND METHODOLOGIES The conference is supported by the Journal of Southern African Studies and organised by the University of Oxford and the University of the Western… Read More ›
The 7th Biennial Network Conference: “Afroeuropeans: Black In/Visibilities Contested” In Lisbon (ISCTE – IUL) 4th – 6th July 2019 The Afroeuropeans Network Conference is an important platform for the production of knowledge in the pertinent field of transdisciplinary research on racism,… Read More ›
Afrika Museum, Netherlands, invites you to the biggest Pan-African photography exhibition in Europe. For the first time in the history of the biennial the Afrotopia exhibition can be seen outside of Bamako. The exhibition was previously shown at the 11th edition of… Read More ›
AiW note: This past week, we have featured reviews of each of the stories shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing, ahead of the announcement of the winner this evening, 2 July, at SOAS, University of London. This,… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Katarzyna Kubin This review of Stacy Hardy’s “Involution” by our regular Guest contributor, Katarzyna Kubin, is the penultimate of our series of the stories shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing, ahead of the announcement… Read More ›