Afrikult presents the final of the three-part series Words that Travel. Running throughout 2016, each event focuses on particular mediums and traditions of African literature with the third featuring African music.
Words that Travel aims to showcase the wonderful and rich diversity within the African literary genre. Words that Travel: Rhythms of Literature is the final instalment for the 2016 series, capturing the synergy between music and literature. The all day event will be held at SOAS, University of London in the Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT) and the Junior Common Room (JCR).
Here are the main features of Words that Travel: Rhythms of Literature
Publishers’ Market | Location: JCR, Time: 12pm – 6pm
Open Lit Space | Location: JCR, Time: 5pm – 7pm
Featured author, poet and musician: Irenosen Okojie, Siana Bangura and Prodigies of Nature
African Food Court | Location: JCR, Time: 12pm – 7pm
Including MAMINA, Waakye Leaf, and Good Cake Day
Performances including Baba Adesose, Dr. Martin Orwin, Chibundu Onuzo and Yomi Sode | Location: DLT, Doors open at 2pm
LIVE Concert featuring Jally Kebba Susso and Seeds of Creation | Location: DLT, Doors open at 8pm
Details of all-day event and our Digital Reading competition and giveaway:
Date: Saturday 21 January 2017
Venue: SOAS, University of London
Doors open: 12 noon
Admission: FREE for all day event, and £7 on the door for the LIVE concert!
Register for Words that Travel: Rhythms of Literature HERE!
Because we love reading and having access to digital books, we will have our Digital Reading Competition and Giveaway running from 9th January 2017 on Twitter! There are five exclusive prizes up for grabs so make sure you follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr to get first dibs on the giveaways!