Black History Month: Caribbean Journeys
Public lecture and Q&A with Sofia Aatkar and Kelsi Delaney
Sofia Aatkar and Kelsi Delaney speak about their project Caribbean Journeys, including a Q&A session.
This will be followed by a presentation from Clive Foster (NTU Multi-faith Manager) who works closely with people affected by the Windrush scandal.
This event is open to members of the public as well as NTU colleagues and students.
- From: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 2.30 pm
- To: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 4 pm
- Registration: 2:15pm
- Location: Lecture Theatre 9, Newton Building, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU,
- Booking deadline: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 2.00 pm
Caribbean Journeys was a community-facing project which ran from September 2016 – February 2018. The project gave people of Caribbean descent living in Nottingham the chance to record their journeys of migration. Sofia Aatkar and Kelsi Delaney (the project co-ordinators) will be talking about the project’s inception, its outcomes, and its significance in the wake of The Windrush scandal and the Windrush’s 70th anniversary.
Caribbean Journeys was generously funded by Midlands3Cities.
Sofia Aatkar is a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University, researching Caribbean-British travel writing. She is a postgraduate associate of NTU’s Centre for Travel Writing Studies and Postcolonial Studies Centre.
Kelsi Delaney is a PhD student at the University of Leicester, and her research explores the cultural politics of form in contemporary anglophone Caribbean poetry. She is research network administrator for two BA and AHRC funded international research networks, ‘Crime and its Representation in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1834-2018’ and ‘Dons, Yardies and Posses: Representations of Jamaican Organised Crime’.
Nottingham, NG1 4BU