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Event Series: Monday Lecture

Slavery, Abolition and Post-Emancipation in Contemporary British Literature

Professor Jana Gohrisch (Leibnitz Universität Hannover) will talk about the representations of slavery, abolition and post-emancipation in contemporary British literature and their historical and political contexts

Appointment

Mon., July 2, 2012 3:00pm

Venue

Großbritannien-Zentrum

This Monday Lecture focuses on representations of slavery, abolition and post-emancipation in contemporary British literature and their historical and political contexts. The main texts that will feature in the lecture are the novels "Cambridge" by Caryl Phillips and "The Long Song" by Andrea Levy as well as the poems "The Sea is History" by Derek Walcott and "One Continent / To Another" by Grace Nichols.
Part of the lecture will be devoted to proper textual analysis with our guest speaker.
The lecture will be held in English. All are Welcome. Admission free.


Further information

Organizer: Großbritannien-Zentrum
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Jana Gohrisch
Director: Prof. Dr. Gesa Stedman

Further information on the event's website

Contact

Catherine Smith
Phone: 030 2093-99040
Fax: 030 2093-99042
gbz@gbz.hu-berlin.de

Address

Mohrenstraße 60, 10117 Berlin-Mitte
Room: 105