Finding Africa: Brendon Nicholls on Ken Saro-Wiwa

Wednesday 29 October 2014, 5.30PM

Speaker(s): Brendon Nicholls (University of Leeds)

Finding Africa: Postcolonial African Studies Seminar Series is pleased to announce that Brendon Nicholls will be giving our inaugural seminar on the topic of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Sozaboy: Environment, Psyche and Objects.  This seminar opens the dialogue in the Literature and Psychoanalysis stream of Finding Africa.

Nicholls lectures in the School of English, University of Leeds. He is the author of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Gender, and the Ethics of Postcolonial Reading (Ashgate, 2010) and Nadine Gordimer’s July’s People (Routledge, 2011). He is currently working on a monograph titled Africas of the Mind: Environmental Psychoanalysis and Black Spirit Vernaculars

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