Writing in Troubled Times

Wednesday 14 March 2012, 5.00PM

Speaker(s): Véronique Tadjo

Join us to hear renowned Ivoirian writer, academic and artist Véronique Tadjo discuss “Writing in Troubled Times”. 

Professor Tadjo will draw on her own writing for adults and children, including her account of visiting Rwanda to bear witness to genocide: The Shadow of Imana.  For more on Tadjo’s work please visit her website: http://www.veroniquetadjo.com/ and consult her staff profile at the University of the Wittwatersrand, Johannesburg: http://www.wits.ac.za/staff/veronique.tadjo

The talk will be followed by discussion.  First-year English students taking “Fictions of Human Rights” are particularly encouraged to attend as we will be studying The Shadow of Imana next term. 

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Admission: Everyone is welcome – including undergraduates, research fellows, university staff and members of the public

Email: zoe.norridge@york.ac.uk