Tag: Africa Writes 2016

Meet The Publishers

Meet the Publishers Friday 1 July 16.00 – 17.30 FREE Are you a writer looking to be published? Do you want an insight into how editors and agents identify new talent? Then join our exciting Dragon’s-Den-style event where you’ll have…

Fresh Perspectives on African Literature

Fresh Perspectives on African Literature Friday 1 July 14.00 – 15.30 FREE Presenting exciting new scholarship from PhD students, early career scholars and independent researchers that opens up ideas of, and approaches to, ‘African literatures’. Panellists: Scott Newman (Northwestern University)…

Africa in Translation: Memory and Re-membering

Africa in Translation: Memory and Re-membering Friday 1 July 10.00 – 13.45 FREE This year, our annual symposium aims to explore the place of translation in the contested spaces of memory and re-membering, and its impact on society.  We look…

Africa Writes 2016: Programme

  Africa Writes 2016 Programme .pdf Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival. Celebrating its 5th year, Africa Writes 2016 will bring together over 50 authors, poets, publishers and experts for a stimulating and exciting three days! Every…

The F Word Mini-series: An Introduction

Join us for a series of semi-formal candid conversations on all things ‘feminist.’ In the run up to the annual literature and book festival, Africa Writes 2016, The Royal African Society have invited Henry Brefo and Yovanka Perdigao to discuss…

Africa Writes 2016: Call for Volunteers

The Royal African Society is looking for volunteers with a passion for all things African to help run Africa Writes, which returns for its fifth year running! Africa Writes is an annual festival organised by the Royal African Society, which…

Africa Writes 2016: Call for Papers

Africa Writes invites abstract submissions from PhD students, early career scholars and independent researchers that open up ideas of, and approaches to, ‘African literatures’. Academic discourse on African literatures is characterised by a continuous process of debate, reassessment of theories…

Meet Akala at African Books To Inspire

African Books to Inspire Sunday 3 July 12:00 – 13:30 FREE Come to discover and be inspired with guest writers Yewande Omotoso, Abdilatif Abdalla, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, and Akala as they talk about the books that have inspired them. Chaired…

Gbagba

Sunday 5 July, 13:00 – 14:00 FREE, Aimed at 8-10 year olds

Storytime!

Sunday 3 July 14:30 – 15:00 & 15:30 – 16:00 Free drop in sessions for all ages Dickens/ Nwapa Room The whole family is invited to explore the rich and diverse cultures, peoples and places of Africa through these interactive storytelling…