Decolonising Mother Tongues

  • DATE

    23 February 2021

  • TIME

    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm


    Anne-Marie Nugnes

Hear from a panel on decolonising translation, chaired by Dr. Kavita Bhanot, who writes on mother-tongue shame, translating across generations, and decolonising translation. Kavita will be joined by acclaimed British Asian playwright Amber Lone, who will discuss her writing and the creative writing workshops she has conducted with women from Safety4Sisters. These workshops encourage participants to reflect on the process and challenges of translation. Members of Safety4sisters who have participated in the workshops will form part of the panel discussion.

This event is presented by The University of Manchester’s Creative Manchester, Centre for New Writing and Humanitarian, Conflict Response Institute.