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The Book Series: Legacies of Colonialism in Tourism
June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+8Free
This event merges literary reading group of some of our favourite black, femme, African/ diaspora authors and a discussion on the topic of Tourism in Africa and beyond.
The first part of the event will be dedicated to literary readings. We will read from Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body, Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Here Comes the Sun and Zadie Smith’s Swing Time.
The second part of the event will be a discussion for which we will engage an academic knowledgeable about the social aspects of tourism in the Global South.
Following this the discussion on tourism and its effects will be opened up to the audience in a touch base activity that simultaneously encourages movement of the audience.