Finding Africa kicks off the year with a seminar by Richard Stupart on “Compassion Fatigue, the ‘CNN Effect’ and the Need for Better Media-Humanitarian Theory” 21 January 2015 in the Jane Moody Boardroom, Humanities Research Centre, University of York.
This is shortly followed by a one-day colloquium by the University of York’s Department of English & Related Literature and Linnaeus University’s Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies on the theme African Intellectual Mobilities: Diasporic Travel and Texts, Past and Present on 7 February 2015.
The Call for Papers for African Intellectual Mobilities Colloquium is now available here and closes on 19 January 2015. Further details of the guest speaker, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and the Keynote, Dr Alasdair Pettinger are also available on our site. Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/african-intellectual-mobilities-colloquium-tickets-15159027058 and email firstname.lastname@example.org with expressions of interest and abstract submissions.