Caribbean-American academic and author Carol Boyce Davies will be doing a series of events in venues in Kenya this week. Here are some of the places you can engage with her.
Carole Boyce Davies is the Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of Africana Studies and Literatures in English at Cornell University in the USA. She is the author of the groundbreaking texts Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (Routledge, 1994) and Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Duke University Press, 2008). She has written many scholarly articles and published several critical anthologies. Her essays and reviews have been published in media including The Washington Post, The Crisis, Ms Magazine, Ithaca Journal, The Black Scholar, Miami Herald, Trinidad Guardian, and Trinidad Express.
The scholar will be doing a series of events in Nairobi and Muranga that you do not want to miss. They include;
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 10am
Venue: Muranga University of Technology, Muranga
Conversation: Carole Boyce Davies and Mukoma Wa Ngugi on the diaspora, black women and the circularities of power moderated by John Ndavula.
Date: Thursday, February 8, 6pm
Venue: Cheche Books, Nairobi
Event: Conversations with Authors
Carol Boyce Davies will be in conversation with Dr Joyce Nyairo on the topic, “Half the World: Claudia Jones and the right to be radical.”