Toni Morrison: New Directions – University of Durham, UK

Toni Morrison: New Directions – University of Durham, UK

Hat tip: Lorraine Spencer Toni Morrison: New Directions University of Durham, UK Thursday 25th June 2009 This one day international symposium seeks to assess, revisit and reflect on the work and position of the contemporary African American novelist and critic Toni Morrison. There will be particular emphasis on the author’s most recent publications as well …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 3 – Nina Odejimi-Riley

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 3 – Nina Odejimi-Riley

Exciting Education With NinaLaZina Nina Odejimi-Riley is the Business Manager for NinaLaZina. We are a dedicated team of professional staff from a variety of creative arts and teaching backgrounds; from performance arts, teaching to fine arts. NinaLaZina invests in our training to ensure that we have the best tutors that can inspire and guide students. …

Another Dutch Novel Reinforces Sexual Sterotypes Of Black Women In Holland

Another Dutch Novel Reinforces Sexual Sterotypes Of Black Women In Holland

Hat tip: Afro Europe International Blog In the Netherlands an author started a row by publishing a book that is sexual stereotyping black women. The book ‘Alleen maar nette mensen’ (Just fine people) is the debut of Dutch author Robert Vuistjes. Naturally all of the information I’ve seen about this book is in Dutch except …

European, African and American Scholars

European, African and American Scholars

Hat tip: Lorraine Spencer Guest Speaker for 2009-2010 Global Awareness Program in Florida Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida is accepting applications from European, African and American scholars and political leaders with outstanding achievements in their countries who will be in the United States in September, October, February or March during the 2009-2010 academic year. The …

Nordic Africa Days 2009

Nordic Africa Days 2009

Hat tip: Zola Mumford Africa: In Search of Alternatives Nordic Africa Days 2009 1-3 October – Trondheim, Norway The conference is organised by Africa Network Norway, in close cooperation with the Nordic Africa Institute. It is interdisciplinary and open to researchers, master students and practitioners who apply research-based knowledge pertaining to African issues. More information …