Come hear Afua Cooper deliver her dub rhythms and psalmic chants as she reads from her book, Copper Woman and Other Poems. The reading takes place on Thursday, 28 March, 7.00 PM in Alumni Hall. A reception will take place afterward in the G Peter Wilson Common Room.
Dr Afua Cooper is the current James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Studies at Dalhousie University.She co-founded the Dub Poets Collective and has published five books of poetry, including the critically acclaimed Copper Woman and Other Poems and the award-winning Memories Have Tongue. She has recorded her poems on two CDs, Sunshine and Worlds of Fire, and is currently working on a new CD with dub master King Culture as producer. She has also published two historical novels, which have received Canadian and American awards. Dr Cooper has received the Premier of Ontario Award for Excellence in the Arts and the Beacon of Freedom Award.
The King’s Equity Committee has sponsored this reading.