Events

04. Oct. 2019:
“‘Language is limited’ – and numbers are not? The use of mathematics in postcolonial narration”

I have presented this paper at the annual Postgraduate Forum Postcolonial Narrations, which, in this year, was titled Postcolonial Punctuations and was organised by Felipe Espinoza Garrido and Julian Wacker.
University of Münster


30. May 2019:
GAPS Graduate Award Ceremony

I was given an award for my Master’s Thesis “‘Jamaicans wid ah different flag’: Representations of LGBTQ Lives in Jamaican Fiction of the New Millennium” at the annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies – yay!
Universität Bremen


21. May 2019:
Okwiri Oduor: “Heimwärts”

Reading and Discussion of Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor’s short story “Rehoming”, of which I had the pleasure to read the German translation.
Literaturhaus Bonn


26. Oct. 2018:
“Jamaican LGBTQ Lives in Fiction: Nicole Dennis­-Benn’s Here Comes the Sun

I have given this talk at the Our (Queer) Caribbean Symposium, organised by the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research (CICR) and the Race in the Americas Group (RITA) in honour of the 10-year publication anniversary of Thomas Glaves’ groundbreaking anthology.
University of London


13. January 2018:
“Representing the Precarious Lives of LGBT People in Jamaican Short Fiction”

I have given this talk at the Precarious Representations Conference, organised by Professor Lemke and the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS).
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg