CIDRAL Theory Intensive: Charles Forsdick: 'Exoticism now: historical precedents, contemporary perspectives'
|Starts:||14:00 1 Nov 2017|
|Ends:||16:00 1 Nov 2017|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students|
This event is part of CIDRAL's programme for the 2017/18 academic year, 'Constraints of Creativity'.
Charles Forsdick (James Barrow Professor of French, University of Liverpool) will lead a theory intensive for postgraduate students and staff entitled 'Exoticism now: historical precedents, contemporary perspectives'.
Charles Forsdick is author of a number of books in the field of Francophone postcolonial studies, most recently, Toussaint Louverture: A Black Jacobin in the Age of Revolutions (Pluto, 2017). He has published widely on travel writing, colonial history, postcolonial literature and the cultures of slavery. He is also a specialist on Haiti and the Haitian Revolution, and has written widely about representations of Toussaint Louverture.
This event will be of interest to anyone interested in postcolonial theory and history, critical theory, questions of cultural representation and anthropology.
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