Khadijah Ibrahiim
Khadijah Ibrahiim

The inaugural event of the research group the Northern Postcolonial Network will be taking place at LJMU this week, on Wednesday, 25th April 2015. Organised by LJMU English’s Dr Kate Houlden, the day will involve a mixture of discussion about the aims and priorities of the network, a postgraduate panel, a keynote address from Professor John McLeod of Leeds University and an evening event featuring a reading by acclaimed Leeds poet Khadijah Ibrahiim. Other speakers include LJMU English PhD student Christina Hobbs, whose paper is entitled, ‘Comparing Independence in Literature of the Danish North Sea Empire: A Study in World Literature’.

A full programme, and registration details for this free event, are available at: http://northernpostcolonialnetwork.com/events/

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