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The University of Southampton

Professor Thomas Glave: 'An Evening of Readings and Conversation' Seminar

15 October 2014
Building 65 Lecture Theatre B Avenue Campus University of Southampton Highfield SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Professor Kendrick Oliver at .

Event details

This event is organised by the Centre for Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies at the University of Southampton

Thomas Glave is a writer of essays, short-fiction and poetry whose books include Whose Song? And Other Stories, Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent, The Torturer's Wife and Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh. He is also the editor of the ground-breaking anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles. His short story - 'The Final Inning' - received an O Henry Prize in 1997, while Words to Our Now and Our Caribbean were both recognized with Lambda Literary Awards celebrating excellence in LGBT literature. Glave's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Kenyon Review, Callaloo, and in several anthologies. His interests include contemporary Caribbean "Queer" writing, Latin American and post-colonial literature, Black British writers, literatures of testimony and human rights and creative non-fiction. He has been an important voice for LGBT rights in the contemporary Caribbean. Glave is a professor of English and creative writing at the State University of New York in Binghamton and 2014 Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Hispanic Studies at the University of Warwick. He will be in conversation with Professor Stephen Morton (English) and Dr. Christer Petley (History).

Speaker information

Professor Thomas Glave, State University of New York, Binghamton. Professor, English Department

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