Saturday 4th July, 10.00-10.45 A preview of the British Library’s forthcoming exhibition with Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator, African Collections ‘West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song’ is the British Library’s next major exhibition, opening on 16 October 2015 and running until…
Saturday 4 July, 12.15 – 13.15, FREE – Our panel discusses the changing nature of romance publishing, examining how current modes of digital distribution are opening up new possibilities for authors and publishers across Africa.
Saturday 4 July, 13.30 – 14.15, FREE
Saturday 4 July 14:30 – 15:30 FREE
Saturday 4 July, 15:45 – 16:30, FREE
Sunday 5 July, 12.15 – 13.15, FREE
Friday 3 July, 10:15 – 13.00, FREE Our annual translation symposium this year focuses on Love, taking Ankara Press’s ground-breaking Valentine’s Day Anthology of African Romance as a starting point.
Charting New Platforms, Ideas and Forms: The Place of Literary Magazines in African Literature Sunday 5 July 13.30 – 14.30, FREE With Kinsi Abdulleh, Editor of SCARF; Kadija George, Editor of Sable; Billy Kahora, Editor of Kwani?and Associate Editor of Chimurenga Chronic and Ndinda Kioko,…
Friday 3 July, 14.00 – 15.30, Free
Observing the White Gaze Sunday 5 July 14.45 – 15.45, FREE How does a shifting nexus of race and economics shape the writing and publication opportunities open to African writers and the perspective of African readers? How is the growth…