Ntozake Shange Memorial Event

Posted by jcm22 at Dec 07, 2018 02:15 PM |
21 December 2018 - Join us in honouring Ntozake Shange’s life and work at this free memorial event co-organised by Literary Leicester, Dare to Diva and SanRoo Publishing.

Details

Date: Friday 21 December 2018
Time: 10.30am-4.00pm
Venue: Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester, LE1 7HA

Contact: Leighan Renaud


Overview:

Ntozake Shange, who passed away at the age of 70 on October 27 2018, was a prolific multi-award winning poet, playwright, and novelist, best known for the canonical For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Was Enuf (1976), an Obie Award winning choreopoem and highly influential work of genius.

Join us in honouring Ntozake Shange’s life and work at this free memorial event co-organised by Literary Leicester, Dare to Diva and SanRoo Publishing. Co-hosts Carol Leeming (FRSA) and Dr. Leighan Renaud (University of Leicester) will lead events honouring Shange’s life and literary legacy, which will be celebrated with an African Libation, short readings of her work, discussion, and other personal contributions from leading international poets and academics.

Optional dress code: colours of the rainbow or white.

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Download a copy of the event poster

Share this page: