Events

Check here for a partial list of past and upcoming lectures, performances, and other appearances.
To invite SA Smythe to your campus, reading series, or festival, you can contact them here.

Performances/Appearances:
9 December 2017 – Poetry Book Launch at the Poetic Research Bureau – 19:30

2 July 2017 – SA Smythe in Conversation with JJ Bola & Olumide Popoola at Africa Writes – 12:45

25 June 2017 – REVISION : REUNION with Travis Alabanza & SA Smythe at Hackney Showroom – 19:30

23 May 2017 – HeART Work: Poetically Political / An Evening of Spoken Word with Nikkita Oliver, opening performance by SA Smythe

1 July 2016 – “Sex, Love, and Poetry” at Africa Writes Festival at the British Library, 18:30

26 March 2016 – NUMBI Arts – FUNK-A at /i’klecttik/ Cafe, 21:00

20 March 2016 – Travis Alabanza with SA Smythe at Housmans, 730

20 February 2016 – NUMBI Arts – FUNK-A at /i’klecttik/ Cafe, 21:30

20 February 2016 – Rye Wax, Community Pride Peckham (second set), 19:30

20 February 2016 – The Nines, Community Pride Peckham, 17:30

Podcast: LPP #13 – Black QTPOC (feat. SA Smythe and Travis Alabanza)

17 February 2016 – Beyond Gender: The Identity of Fashion, UAL 12:00-14:00

Podcast: Lunar Poetry Short: SA Smythe

3 January 2016 – Queer Creations at the Field, London

28 November 2015 – Decolonising Gender (Trans Awareness Month), William Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex, University of Cambridge, 2.30pm

21 November 2015 – Reading for the Care Collective Fundraiser @ The Field, 7pm

21 October 2015 – BLACK Voices at Kings College, London, 7pm

19 October 2015 – KCL Queer Talk Radio on “Aesthetics and Immigration,” 10:00 to 12:00

9 October 2015 – Afrofutures UK, Manchester (rescheduled)

Academic Lectures/Presentations:
24-25 July 2017 – Challenges in Queer and Feminist Migration and Diaspora Studies at SOAS, London, UK [co-organiser]

13-14 July 2017 – Queer Transnational Arts & Activism – University of Eastern Piedmont at Vercelli, Italy [co-organiser]

6-8 July 2017 – AfroEuropeans: Black Cultures & Identities in Europe – University of Tampere, Finland

23-24 June 2017 – Translating Queer Historicities

21-23 April 2017 – AAIS 2017 Annual Meeting at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

4-5 November 2016 – Reconfiguring Black Europe: A Symposium, the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), University of London [co-organiser]

26-28 October 2016 – Transnational Italies, British School of Rome

1 July 2016 – Africa in Translation: Memory and Re-membering – 10:00-13:00

14 May 2016 – Seminar:‘Transcultural memory and the intersection of migration and colonialism’, Centre for Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), University of London

22-24 April 2016 – AAIS 2016 Annual Meeting at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

24 February 2016 – Dept. of Italian, Medieval and Modern Languages at Cambridge – 17:00-19:00

4 February 2016 – Centro Studi Postcoloniali e di Genere – CSPG at the University of Naples, L’Orientale – 14:30-18:30

8 October 2015 – The Graduate Forum at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) -18:00-19:30 in Room 246, Senate House.