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Black Women’s Aesthetic Innovations

Conference panel

22-23 March 2018
  • Goldsmiths, University of London

@ On Whose Terms? Ten Years On…: Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts

- with contributions by

Elisabeth Bekers
Writing Against the Socio-Realist Grain: Aesthetic Innovation in Jackie Kay’s and Helen Oyeyemi’s Short Fiction

Helen Cousins
How does Helen Oyeyemi’s Mr Fox Transgress the Rules for Black British Fiction?

Caroline Koegler
Sexual Identity and Diaspora. Claims to Comfort, Home-making, and Worlding in Bernardine Evaristo’s Mr Loverman.

Denise Saul
Poetry of Aphasia Vs Memoir, Life Writing

Moderator: Birgit Neumann (University of Düsseldorf)

Conference organisers: Deirdre Osborne & Birgit Neumann