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Tue
28
Oct

Thinking in Film 3

Screening, Margarethe von Trotta, 'Hannah Arendt' (2012), followed by a discussion led by Adam Kelly (York) and Alex Beaumont (York St John's).

Wed
29
Oct

Finding Africa: Brendon Nicholls on Ken Saro-Wiwa

Brendon Nicholls (University of Leeds) will give the inaugural seminar in the Finding Africa: Postcolonial African Studies Seminar series, on the topic of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s 'Sozaboy: Environment, Psyche and Objects'.

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