History of Hip Hop – The Evolution of an Emcee – Overview of the oral traditions, musical, cultural and political movements that have contributed to the evolution of Emceeing so far with guest speaker, Akala.
With ever-increasing funding constraints from ‘traditional’ UK research councils, in addition to the resulting uncertainty in long-term EU funding due to the outcome of the UK Brexit vote, the need for demonstrating the impact of research that goes ‘beyond academia’ has never been greater.
Presented by the School of Geography and Institute for the Study of Slavery in association with the AHRC Global Cotton Connections project and Nottingham Slave Trade Legacies group.
Please join the Department of American and Canadian Studies and the Centre for Research in Race and Rights for its distinguished annual lecture, delivered this year by Professor Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut, and a world-leading expert on the history of slavery and abolition.
In 1952, Ousmane Sembène, a dockworker and school dropout from Senegal, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This feature-length documentary tells the unbelievable true story of the “father of African cinema”, the self-taught novelist and filmmaker who fought, against enormous odds, a monumental, 50-year-long battle to give African stories to Africans.
On the 200th anniversary of Bussa’s Uprising to end slavery in Barbados, join us for a day of dialogues and debates on transatlantic slavery and its legacies.