Lady English Lecture 2017: Bonnie Greer | University of Oxford

Lady English Lecture 2017: Bonnie Greer

Speaker
Bonnie Greer
Event date
Event time
17:30 - 18:30
Venue
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
St Hilda's College
Cowley Place
Oxford
OX4 1DY
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

This year's Lady English Lecture will be given by the writer and broadcaster Bonnie Greer and is entitled 'Unknown: The Feminine, Africa, and Constructing an African Hedda Gabler'. She will be discussing her adaptation of Ibsen's drama in which she casts Hedda as an African woman. She will talk about why she believes many male adapters have got Hedda wrong, what she thinks Ibsen intended, and the notion of ‘Africa’ and people of African descent in the ‘West’.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. 

Free, all welcome, but booking essential.