Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Eithne Quinn (University of Manchester), ‘Manchester Murder Rap: Prosecution Gang Narratives and the Use of Black Youth Expressive Culture in Creating a Joint Enterprise Case’
CIDRAL Lecture Series: Crises and Recoveries
Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar. This talk will be online: https://zoom.us/j/93328853287 Meeting ID: 933 2885 3287 Nadia Farage graduated in Social Sciences from the State University of Campinas (1980), and has a master's degree in Social Anthropology from the State University of Campinas (1986)..
Ehrhardt Seminar: Prof. George Brooke (University of Manchester, University of Chester) ‘Esoteric Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls’
The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. This semester all sessions will take place online via Zoom. To register to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-biblical-studi..
Join Dr Omar Dewachi (Rutgers University) and chair Dr Stephanie Sodero (HCRI) virtually, for a fascinating discussion on the movement of wounds: physical, social and political. Decades of war and violence in the Middle East have left vast numbers of war injured and disabled populations with the quest of seeking care and recovery. From Iraq,..
Join us for our online event with David Olusoga, Historian and Broadcaster and Professor of Public History at the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at The University of Manchester. Professor Olusoga will be in conversation with students and staff from the History Department at The University of Manchester. They will explore the role of..
A talk by Stephanie Mitchell (Carthage College) with a response from Rebecca Fraser (University of East Anglia). Open to all. Contact Natalie Zacek for Zoom details.
Two rising stars of the UK literary scene, both Daisy Johnson and Sophie Mackintosh excel in creating atmospheric tales centred around women and girls. Sophie’s dystopian Blue Ticket is set in a world where girls are given a lottery ticket to determine whether or not they can become a mother and explores what happens if someone chooses to re..
These aren’t the days to pretend you’re only a wife or a sister or a mother, she says. We’re more than this. In her stunning Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste creates a sweeping tale in which she writes back into history the women who fought in the Second Italo-Ethiopian war. There are many shadows cast acr..
Three exciting young poets read from their debut collections. What unites the work of all three is their exploration of the self, what it means to be multi-heritage in today’s world, and their unique and insightful observations. In Antiemetic for Homesickness, Filipino poet Romalyn Ante explores migration, care and family, incorporating Taga..
How do you live with the kind of secret that could explode someone’s entire life? In Tayari Jones’ Silver Sparrow, Dana and her mother have always known that James, their father and husband, is a bigamist, while Dana’s half-sister Charisse and her mother are ignorant of his double life. In Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half identical tw..