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Video: Selma Dabbagh / Roger Bromley

Posted on December 3, 2013 by in Events, Fiction, Trans-Scriptions, Writing

An extract from Professor Roger Bromley’s interview with Selma Dabbagh. On 28th November 2013, the Lancaster University Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research presented a new event in our Writing for Liberty Series. The acclaimed Palestinian novelist and short fiction writer, Selma Dabbagh, read from her recent novel, Out of It, and took part in […]

Video: Selma Dabbagh Reading

Posted on December 3, 2013 by in Events, Fiction, Trans-Scriptions, Writing

This video presents an extract from Selma Dabbagh’s reading of her novel, Out of It. On 28th November 2013, the Lancaster University Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research presented a new event in our Writing for Liberty Series. The acclaimed Palestinian novelist and short fiction writer, Selma Dabbagh, read from her recent novel, Out of It, […]

Video: Selma Dabbagh / Roger Bromley

Posted on December 3, 2013 by in Events, News, Trans-Scriptions, Writing

This is a second extract from Professor Roger Bromley’s interview with Selma Dabbagh. On 28th November 2013, the Lancaster University Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research presented a new event in our Writing for Liberty  Series.  The acclaimed Palestinian novelist and short fiction writer, Selma Dabbagh,  read from her recent novel, Out of It, and took […]

Selma Dabbagh and Roger Bromley

Posted on October 5, 2013 by in Events, Fiction, News, Trans-Scriptions

On 28th November, the Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research presents a new event in our Writing for Liberty  Series.  The acclaimed Palestinian novelist and short fiction writer, Selma Dabbagh, will read from her recent work and will join Professor Roger Bromley in discussion. The event will take place in the Frankland Colloquium Room, Farraday Building, at 6.00 pm, Thursday […]

Roger Bromley on Aminatta Forna

Posted on July 10, 2013 by in Blogs, Events, News, Trans-Scriptions

The third event in the Writing for Liberty series was held on Wednesday, 15 May. The award-winning British/African writer, Aminatta Forna, was in conversation with Zoe Norridge, lecturer in English at King’s College, London. The session began with Zoe summarising the main themes of Aminatta Forna’s work, to date two novels and a memoir set […]

Video: Aminatta Forna Reading

Posted on July 9, 2013 by in Events, News, Trans-Scriptions, Videos

On May 15th 2013, novelist Aminatta Forna was invited to read by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University. As part of the Centre’s Trans-Scriptions series, she read her own work and was featured in discussion with literary critic and scholar, Zoe Norridge.  Aminatta Forna is a British writer of Sierra Leonean and Scottish […]

Video: Zoe Norridge / Aminatta Forna

Posted on July 8, 2013 by in Events, News, Trans-Scriptions, Videos

On May 15th 2013, novelist Aminatta Forna was invited to read by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University. As part of the Centre’s Trans-Scriptions series, she read her own work and was featured in discussion with literary critic and scholar, Zoe Norridge.  Aminatta Forna is a British writer of Sierra Leonean and Scottish […]

Aminatta Forna reads from her work

Posted on January 27, 2013 by in Events, News, Trans-Scriptions

May 15th 2013, 5.30 pm, Cavendish Colloquium Room, Faraday Building 1st Floor: novelist Aminatta Forna will read her own work and be featured in discussion with literary critic and scholar, Zoe Norridge.  Aminatta Forna is a British writer of Sierra Leonean and Scottish heritage. She is the author of a memoir, The Devil that Danced on […]

Roger Bromley on Gillian Slovo

Posted on December 4, 2012 by in Blogs, News, Trans-Scriptions

For the second event of the ‘Writing for Liberty’ series, we welcomed Gillian Slovo, author of 12 novels, 2 verbatim plays, and the international bestselling memoir about her family, Every Secret Thing. Inevitably, given that her parents were the famous ANC activists, Ruth First (murdered by the regime in 1982) and Joe Slovo, Gillian has […]

Video: Gillian Slovo Reading

Posted on November 22, 2012 by in Life Writing, Trans-Scriptions, Videos

Gillian Slovo read from her work on 22nd November 2012 at an event organised as part of the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research’s Writing for Liberty series.  The entire reading will be mounted on the website of the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research in the Centre’s new iBase archive, when this becomes available […]

Video: Gillian Slovo, Introduction

Posted on November 22, 2012 by in Life Writing, Trans-Scriptions, Videos

Gillian Slovo is a South African born novelist playwright and memoirist and is currently the President of English PEN. She read from her work on 22nd November 2012 at an event organised as part of the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research’s Writing for Liberty series.  The entire reading will be mounted on the website […]

Gillian Slovo Event

Posted on November 8, 2012 by in Events, News, Trans-Scriptions

Thursday 22nd November 2012, 5.30 pm, LICA Event Studio A27 This event is part of the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research’s Writing for Liberty series. It is presented in partnership with LitFest, and has been made possible by the generous support of the Lancaster University Friends Fund. There will be a bookstall and refreshments will be provided. Gillian Slovo is […]

Video: Roger Bromley on Tunisia

Posted on October 25, 2012 by in Trans-Scriptions, Videos, Writing

This is the fourth extract of Professor Roger Bromley’s ‘Reading and Writing the Arab Spring’: Tunisia – “Youth is finally moving”: the graphic novel Sidi Bouzid Kids.  Professor Bromley’s Inaugural Lecture: “Keeping the Narrative Alive: Reading and Writing the Arab Spring,” took place on 17th October 2012 in Lancaster University’s LICA Event Studio. The entire lecture […]

Video: Roger Bromley on Syria

Posted on October 24, 2012 by in Trans-Scriptions, Videos, Writing

This is the third of four extracts of Professor Roger Bromley’s ‘Reading and Writing the Arab Spring’: Syria: Samar Yazbek and Khaled Khalifa – “keeping the narrative alive”.  Professor Bromley’s Inaugural Lecture: “Keeping the Narrative Alive: Reading and Writing the Arab Spring,” took place on 17th October 2012 in Lancaster University’s LICA Event Studio. The […]

Video: Roger Bromley on Egypt

Posted on October 22, 2012 by in Trans-Scriptions, Videos, Writing

This is the second of four extracts of Professor Roger Bromley’s ‘Reading and Writing the Arab Spring’: Egypt: Alaa Al Aswany – “giving memory a future”.  Professor Bromley’s Inaugural Lecture: “Keeping the Narrative Alive: Reading and Writing the Arab Spring,” took place on 17th October 2012 in Lancaster University’s LICA Event Studio. The entire lecture will […]

Video: Roger Bromley on the Arab Spring

Posted on October 21, 2012 by in Trans-Scriptions, Videos, Writing

In 2011, Roger Bromley, Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies and Honorary Professor of Sociology at the University of Nottingham, was appointed Visiting Professor with the Department of English & Creative Writing at Lancaster, where he is working closely with the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research. Professor Bromley’s Inaugural Lecture: “Keeping the Narrative Alive: Reading […]