Leeds Taking Soundings was very sad to hear the news of Stuart Hall’s death. We recently sponsored a showing of ‘The Stuart Hall Project’ with Leeds International Film Festival and we want to continue a discussion about his contribution to our intellectual lives. To this end we have organised a symposium on Stuart. Our two speakers are Dr Emily Zobel Marshall and Dr Anyaa Anim-Adoo.
Emily Zobel Marshall (above) is a Senior lecturer at the School of Cultural Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University. She specialises in postcolonial and migrant literatures from the African Diaspora. She is particularly interested in forms of cultural resistance and cross-cultural fertilisation in the face of colonialism and has published widely on the role of storytelling and trickster figures in African and Caribbean culture, literature and history.
Anyaa Anim-Addo (above) is a lecturer in Caribbean History at The University of Leeds. Prior to her arrival in Leeds, she held research fellowships at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Anyaa has research interests in Atlantic and maritime history, and her work predominantly focuses on the post-emancipation era in the Caribbean
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Please join us for a stimulating discussion.
Event information: 6-8pm on Wednesday 14th May 2014 in A Building, Broadcasting House, Leeds Met University, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9EN (opposite the Fenton pub, just south of Leeds University)