WoWFest2021

WoWFest2021 Previews

The School of Arts have teamed up with WoWFest2021, with students from across the School previewing events from this festival of radical writing, taking place throughout May.

Natalie Horrobin (English, year 2) previews An Evening with Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston

An Evening with Maxine Hong Kingston

Wednesday 5 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets: £10/£5 for concessions

The Shadow Pandemic The Shadow Pandemic: Violence Against Women in Lockdown

The Shadow Pandemic: Violence Against Women in Lockdown

Thursday 6 May, 6 pm. Tickets £4/£2 concessions

Douglas Stuart Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain: Douglas Stuart in Conversation with Kerry Hudson

Saturday 8 May, 6pm. Tickets: £8/£4 concessions

Bartleby: A Tale of Wall Street Bartleby: A Tale of Wall Street

Bartleby: A Tale of Wall Street

Free online until 28 May

Lady Phyll Lady Phyll

Lady Phyll – Grasping at the root: the fight for Black queer equality

Tuesday 11 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions

Decolonising Our Education Leona Vaughn Andy Davies

Decolonising Our Education

Friday 7 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets £8/£4 concessions

Elif Shafak: How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak: How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Saturday 15 May, 6 pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions

Peter Tatchell Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell – Because We Exist: What’s Next for LGBTQIA+ Human Rights?

Tuesday 18 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions

Queer Bodies Queer Bodies

Queer Bodies, featuring Joelle Taylor

Saturday 22 May, 4 pm. Tickets £8/£4 concessions

Locked-In, Locked-Down Locked-in, Locked-down

Locked-In, Locked-Down: Writing from Prison and Lockdown

Thursday 20 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions

Gary Younge and Paul Mason Paul Mason Gary Younge

Gary Younge and Paul Mason: Rise of the Far Right and How to Stop It

Tuesday 27 May, 7.30 pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions

Jeff Young and Tony Wailey Jeff Tony

Jeff Young and Tony Wailey: Life Writing

Wednesday 26 May, 6 pm. Tickets £8/£4 concessions

Anne Enright Anne Enright

Review: Anne Enright

Naomi Adam (PhD, English) reviews Anne Enright in conversation

Paul Robeson’s Love Song Paul Robesons Love Song

Paul Robeson’s Love Song, presented by Tayo Aluko and Friends

Friday 28 May, 2 pm. Tickets £10/£7 concessions

WoWFest2021

WoWFest2021

Celebrating 21 years of radical writing. Check out the full programme.