This online conference, held over two afternoons, will celebrate the legacy of Jamaican writer and broadcaster Andrew Salkey (1928–1995).
This conference will explore the variety of his writing and his contributions to the Caribbean literary community through his involvement with the Caribbean Artists Movement, and black publishing in Britain. Twenty-six years after his death, this conference seeks to reclaim his legacy andn amplify his voice.
Keynote by Professor Robert A Hill, a leading scholar on Marcus Garvey and Research Professor at the Department of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was
also a collaborator and friend of Salkey.n As well as panels, ‘in conversation’ sessions and selected guided readings of his work. This online conference is free and open to everyone, please see the British Library’s What’s On pages to book your place now.
A British Library conference in collaboration with Goldsmiths Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies, MA Black British Literature (Goldsmiths) and The Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library.
Dates & times
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|5 Nov 2021||1:30pm - 5:00pm|
|6 Nov 2021||1:30pm - 5:00pm|
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