John Beverley – A new Orientalism

Event Date: 19 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Public Talk by John Beverley: A new Orientalism One of the legacies of postcolonial criticism is the proposition that modern literature itself was complicit in the processes of European colonization …

Writing well and writing to get well: Nathan Filer and Agata Vitale in conversation

Event Date: 19 May 2017 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Writing well and writing to get well: Nathan Filer and Agata Vitale in conversation Nathan Filer, author of the prizewinning novel The Shock of the Fall (2013), and Agata Vitale, …

America in Crisis

Event Date: 19 May 2017 Waterstones Bookshop 82 Gower St London WC1E 6EQ Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 America in Crisis Join two of Birkbeck authors for a discussion of two key moments of crisis in recent US history, the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island (1979) and Hurricane Katrina as it devastated the US Gulf …