In this conversation recorded at Afrori Books on 6th June, Carolyn, Vy, Vedrana and Molly reflect on the importance of the project and our partnership.
This post will be updated and expanded over the next month as we reflect on the project. In the meantime we share some photos from the events: Project Launch In our first Book Club, we talked about Hannah Azieb Pool’s… Continue Reading →
It’s been a busy year for us (more on this in a future blog), but we are back with our 2022-23 DeCol Seminar Series. We were so happy to welcome in person our first speaker Wanda Canton who gave a… Continue Reading →
The Black and Asian British Women’s Writing conference hosted by the University of Brighton and in partnership with New Writing South promised to bring together all of my interests in one weekend. Speculative fiction, unbelonging and identity politics, publishing and… Continue Reading →
Decolonising School rescources I share here a list of resources covering different subject areas that I compiled last year as part of my University role as the Academic Lead for Decolonising the Curriculum (2020-21). You can find here different toolkits… Continue Reading →
This free event is on the Windrush day next Tuesday 22 June with a keynote lecture by Stella Dadzie who will be discussing her latest book A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance. Other speakers include Mike Anderson, Cathy… Continue Reading →
The image that frames this blog is a detail photograph of an artwork called ‘The British Library’ by artist Yinka Shonibare, from 2014. Yinka Shonibare is a British and Nigerian artist who has worked throughout his career to explore issues… Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/8_cfXXTOJVg This is a poem by Veneta Neale, our group member and MA Creative Writing student. The poem “Nothing’s Changed” was written as a response to the 2009 London riots. Inspired by the Godfather of British Dub poetry, Linton Kwesi… Continue Reading →