School of the Arts Welcomes Diaspora Studies Symposium on 23rd April 2014
Posted by Dr Larissa Allwork
On 23rd April 2014, the University of Northampton School of the Arts at Avenue Campus will be hosting a special one day symposium on Diaspora Studies and Visual, Literary and Cultural Representations.
Sponsored by the EU Marie Curie Centre of Home and Belonging Initial Training Network which Professor Janet Wilson leads on at Northampton, the day will feature:
Dr Rajinder Dudrah (The University of Manchester) who will be presenting ‘An Audio-Visual Cultural Study of British Bhangra Music Album Sleeves and Ephemera’.
Dr Dace Dzenovska (CoHaB, The University of Oxford) who will be discussing, ‘Relations of Indebtedness and Latvian Diaspora Politics’.
Dr Kartini Leet (The University of Northampton) who will be speaking on diaspora and photography.
Dr George Watley (The University of Northampton) who will be offering a paper on ‘Ebony Magazine and the Northampton Caribbean Diaspora’.
CoHaB Early Career Researchers, Alba de Bejar, Ruby Rana and Liz Syrkin and University of Northampton Associate Lecturer, Anna Maria Everding will also be giving papers. The full programme and poster for the event can be accessed below:
Listen back to George Watley’s talk and the panel discussion with Liz Syrkin on Literary and Cultural Representations and the Black British Diaspora below: