The first seminar in a series on ‘Resources in Anti-Colonial Thought’, hosted by the English Department’s Postcolonial Literatures Research Group in collaboration with the Institute of English Studies at the University of London:
Thursday 15 November 2012, 17:30-19:00
Senate House Room 234, Institute of English Studies, University of London, Malet Street, London
David Murphy, ‘Race, communism and anti-colonial politics in 1920s Paris: the case of Lamine Senghor’
David Murphy is Professor of French and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Stirling. He is the author of two monographs, Sembene: Imagining Alternatives in Film and Fiction (2000), and (with Patrick Williams) Postcolonial African Cinema: Ten Directors (2007), and he is currently completing a third on Senegalese anti-colonial militant Lamine Senghor. He has co-edited several collections of essays: with Aedín Ní Loingsigh, Thresholds of Otherness (2002), with Charles Forsdick, Francophone Postcolonial Studies (2003) and Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World (2009), and with Michelle Keown and James Procter, Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas (2009).
Further details on the seminar series may be found on the Post-Colonial Literatures Research Group website