Skip to main content

News and events

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Show selected | Select all / none
  • Alumni
  • Arts
  • Arts Faculty
  • Careers
  • CoRAL
  • Faculty of Arts
  • GRP Connecting Cultures
  • Global 19th century studies
  • Poetry at Warwick
  • Public lecture
  • Research seminar
  • Retirement
  • Warwick Thursdays
  • Warwick Writing Programme
  • World Literature
  • Untagged
Help using calendars
 
11am - 12:30pm
Literary Translation Workshop
F25.a Millburn House

Literary Translation Workshop with Mexican writer Laia Jufresa and Spanish-English translator Sophie Hughes.

All students are welcome to come and try their hand at literary translation with Laia and Sophie. No knowledge of Spanish is necessary, a literal English translation will be provided.

1pm - 2pm
Professor Michael Hulse “The Poetry of Allen Curnow (1911-2001)”
H5.02
7pm - 8:15pm
• Pop-Up International Women’s Literature Reading Group
Warwick Books, 24 Market Place, Warwick town centre

Novelist Sarah Moss and literary translator Chantal Wright from the Warwick Writing Programme will lead a discussion on international women’s literature and the new Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. You may want to read one or more of the six books shortlisted for this year’s prize and come along with your thoughts but you can also simply join us for the discussion – all welcome!

 


News

Thu 18 Jan '18
English undergraduate Adesola Akerele hosts discussion of her documentary, Brotherhood

JANUARY 23, 2018, THE OCULUS, OC0.03, 19.15

English undergraduate student Adesola Akerele is hosting a premiere and panel discussion of her own documentary, Brotherhood. Funded in part by Warwick's Institute of Advanced Teaching and Learning, Brotherhood is a documentary that aims start a conversation that addresses the current narrative of the young black man. It features an organisation called the Amos Bursary (founded by Baroness Valorie Amos) which nurtures young black men and pushes them to excel as leaders. The Bursary has shaped outstanding black boys who have become pioneers in their generation. From those who have spoken in the House of Lords, to others who have developed apps, or even those who have raised money to attend Harvard University. This documentary gives a voice to boys who up until this point have not been able to share their own narratives.Through engaging in these conversations, we learn how these young black men manoeuvre themselves in a society that works against them.

 

Following the screening. There will be a panel discussion regarding the film and about how to positively encourage the progression of young black people in society. We will also discuss what steps can be taken to essentially re- write the narrative of the young black person in the UK.





LINK TO ARTS FACULTY EVENTS CALENDAR