Bad Girls: Representations of Race and Gender in Popular Culture: A 10 week Course

Thursday 4th October to Thursday 13th December 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 PM @ Goldsmiths University, New Cross, London SE14 6NW This course is a perfect introduction into race, gender and popular culture studies. We are surrounded by literature, film, series and music videos on a daily basis. From listening to Beyoncé, to watching ‘Orange is…

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“Uncomfortable Art Tour: British Museum” (Scholar-Activism Conference) by The Exhibitionist

Sunday 24th June 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM @ The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG   How did the narratives of Empire come into being? Who controls them? And how can we learn to see through the triumphalism to the truth?   In a country that’s repeatedly failed to come to…

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‘The heart is where the battle is: a celebration of A. Sivanandan’s legacy’ by Institute of Race Relations

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL Join us for an afternoon celebrating the life and work of A. Sivanandan, one of the most important and influential black anti-racist thinker-activists in the UK. Bringing together tributes, remembrances, music, discussion, poetry and film, we…

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“WHERE TO KNOW? POSTCOLONIAL POLITICS IN THE 21st CENTURY (Book Launch)

Thursday 26th April 2018, 6: 00 PM – 8: 00 PM @ Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, Arts 1 Lecture Theatre, London E1 4NS – FREE TO ATTEND A round-table to mark the launch of the Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics edited by Olivia U. Rutazibwa and Robbie Shilliam. The Handbook introduces and…

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Social Commentary No. 9 “AFRICA IN THE SPOTLIGHT’…THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY”

Africa Is currently in the spotlight, and it seems, for all the right reasons. After years of exporting harmful depictions of Black men and women to the world, Hollywood has an export of which we can all be proud of. Marvel Studio’s Black Panther has now surpassed $1 billion in global sales, its fair to say, the…

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