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Black Women Writers Rewriting Slave Narratives

Conference panel

2 March 2017

@ Illuminating Lives: The Biographical Impulse in Postcolonial Literatures (conference organised at Université de Liège by Daria Tunca & Bénédicte Ledent)

Panel contributions

Elisabeth Bekers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), “The Literary Legacy of Olaudah Equiano: Chika Unigwe’s The Black Messiah (2013) as Postcolonial Biofiction”

Suzanne Scafe (London South Bank University, UK), “Performing Ellen: Mojisola Adebayo’s Moj of the Antarctic (2006) and Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery (1860)”

Chair: Ranka Primorac (University of Southampton, UK)