Cultures of Migration - Windrush in Historical and Literary Perspective
- Date: Thursday 9 May 2019, 18:30 – 21:00
- Location: Off-campus
- Cost: Free
A discussion about black migrations and cultural and intellectual production throughout the 20th century at the Leeds West Indian Centre in Chapeltown.
As part of the Conversations in Black History series, ‘Cultures of Migration: Windrush in Historical and Literary Perspective’ situates the history of the Windrush Generation within the longer backdrop of mobilities and political transformations in the early twentieth century, through to the literary and artistic productions of African-Caribbean peoples in the UK and its afterlives today.
Presenters include: Hakim Adi, Emily Zobel Marshall and Max Ferrar.
All are welcome. Food will be provided.
West Indian Community Centre
10 Laycock Place
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Sponsored by the School of History, University of Leeds.