Stuart Hall Library Reading Group

A discussion about Jenny Sharpe's text exploring the historical, cultural and literary impact of Nanny of the Maroons.


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Kimathi Donkor Nanny's fifth act of mercy, 2012. Detail



Considering Queens of the Undead

Text

Jenny Sharpe, ‘The Rebels Old Obeah Woman: history as Spirit Possession', in Ghosts of Slavery: a Literary Archaeology of Black Women's Lives (University of Minnesota, 2003).


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Event details

Type: Reading Group
Location: Stuart Hall Library, Rivington Place
Date: 11 Oct 2012
6.30 - 8:30
Admission: Free

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