Mon 1 January 0001 - Sat 5 March 2022
The University of Leeds
A panel of poets explore contemporary African literature of the diaspora through reading, discussion and performance. In particular celebrating the work of Wole Soyinka and his most recent novel ‘Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth' (2021). Curated by Khadijah Ibrahiim, the event will feature poets including Jason Allen-Paisant, Malika Booker, Rommi Smith and more. Produced in partnership with Africa Writes, the British Library, the Geraldine Connor Foundation and the University of Leeds Centre for African Studies.
Venue: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds.