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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Video: Writing without Borders

Posted on August 4, 2012 by in Education, Videos, Writing

One key objective of our ‘Writing for Liberty’ series is to continue to strengthen the links between the Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research and Lancaster’s growing postgraduate community. This short film introduces Lancaster University’s highly successful Distance Learning postgraduate programmes in Creative Writing and the work of the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research. […]