Inside the Ivory Tower at Keele – narratives of women of colour in Higher Education – book tour

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Inside the Ivory Tower at Keele – narratives of women of colour in Higher Education – book tour

23 February 2018, 10am to 1pm, Old Library, University of Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BE

Early booking essential. Please click here

An unmissable opportunity to hear from the voices of 10 Black British Female Academics through their book “Inside the Ivory Tower: narratives of women of colour surviving and thriving inside British academia”.

“Inside the Ivory Tower: narratives of women of colour surviving and thriving inside British academia”. This powerful book is the result from 3 years of research and feature auto-ethnographies from 10 women academics. The event will feature an introduction from Dr Gabriel as to how Black Feminism was used to theorise their experience and to structure their research journey, and also the inadequacies of current race and gender inequalities.” An interactive workshop on the theme of anti-racism will follow the speaking event. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This event is essential for anyone interested in equality, race, and gender within academia.

Event outline:

    • Welcome from Dr Udeni Salmon, organiser of the Race Equality Lecture series
    • Keynote – Dr Deborah Gabriel, co-editor of ‘Inside the Ivory Tower’
    • Contributors talk about their chapters
    • Panel Discussion

For further information please contact Dr Udeni Salmon, u.salmon@keele.ac.uk

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