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LUU Black History Month has been really impressive so far, with an amazing launch night of poetry, music and spoken word, and Akala on the richness of African civilisation also a particular highlight. Other upcoming events of potential interest to LUCAS members include: Heritage Corner Walk with Joe Williams Saturday 10th October Meet at Parkinson…
LUCAS SEMINAR SERIES 2015-2016 All welcome – to download these seminars as a poster see here ANNUAL LECTURE: Wole Soyinka, ‘Narcissus and other Pall Bearers – Morbidity as Ideology’ Thursday 8 October 2015, 5.15pm (Conference Auditorium 1) Tom Penfold (University of Johannesburg), ‘Black Consciousness in South Africa’. Thursday 15 October, 4-5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG10) RAINBOW…
[Note – in 2000, the University of Leeds African Studies Unit (ASU) was renamed Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS). Kate Banham, who retired in 1999 after working for over thirty years for the African Studies Unit wrote a brief history of the ASU, which we are proud to publish online here in a…