Posts tagged with ‘Black History Month 2016’

The evolution of an EMCEE: History of hip hop with Akala

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.

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Kathak dance taster sessions

Join us for an for some invigorating Kathak dance taster sessions with teacher Vina Ladwa right here at the University!

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CANCELLED – Street Dance: demo and lesson

It’s not every day that we have a Street Dance demo and lesson right here at the University so make sure you don’t miss out!

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Salsa: demonstration and teaching

Join us for an for an invigorating demonstration and teaching of Salsa right here at the University!

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How interdisciplinary research can engage young minds through outreach

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.

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Making Black histories visible in Cotton Heritage venues in the Derwent Valley

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.

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The Slave’s Cause: A New History of Abolition

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.

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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.

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Let’s play vinyl

Don’t miss the chance to play your old reggae records on this Heritage HiFi. Dust off your old 45s and join us.

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The October Dialogues 2016

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.

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