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Upcoming African Studies seminars at Leeds


Please find details below of some upcoming seminars related to African Studies at the University of Leeds:

Finding Africa seminar - two papers on the Zimbabwean author and scholar, Yvonne Vera.
Ryan Topper (Leeds) will present on “Life Beyond the Archive: Yvonne Vera’s The Stone Virgins” and Thando Njovane (York) will give a paper on “Architectures of Voice and Language in Yvonne Vera’s Under the Tongue”
Wednesday 25 November 2015, 5.30pm, University of Leeds’ Humanities Research Institute

The LHRI is based at 29-31 Clarendon Place, no. 25 on campus map:

LUCAS Seminar (co-hosted with RiDNet and CGD): Sam Spiegel (Edinburgh) on ‘Resource Politics and Advocacy Struggles in Zimbabwe:
Encountering Power at Multiple Scales’
Monday 30 November, 4pm, School of Earth and Environment Seminar room 8.119

LUCAS Seminar – Naomi Haynes (Edinburgh) ‘Learning to Pray the Pentecostal Way: Language and Personhood on the Zambian Copperbelt’.
Tuesday 8 December, 4–5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG10)

School of English seminar – Prof. Jane Taylor (Leeds), ‘Ubu and the Truth Commission: Transitional Justice and Theatre’.
Tuesday 8 December, 5pm, Studio One of the Workshop Theatre (behind the Laidlaw library)

LUCAS Seminar – Prof. Jane Plastow (Leeds) ‘From Research to Activism: Making Theatre and Anthropology in Walukuba’
Wednesday 9th December, 5 pm in Studio One of the Workshop Theatre (beside Laidlaw Library)

Details of all of the above (and our seminars next semester) are also on the events pages of the LUCAS website.