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Canada and slavery in literature

Monday, October 24, 2016

Ahead of her talk for the British Library’s Feed the Mind lunchtime lecture series (31 October, 12.30-13.30), Collaborative PhD student Ellie Bird delves into the Americas collections to discuss her research into the complicated relationship between Canada and slavery.

Recording of the Week: Temporary Home

Monday, October 24, 2016

This week's selection comes from Andrea Zarza Canova, Curator of World and Traditional Music. This recording of Tristan de Cunha islander Mary Swain was made by Peter Kennedy and Maud Karpeles in Calshot, Hampshire, in August 1962. Tristan de Cunha...

10 Essential Reasons to Get Networking

Monday, October 24, 2016

Rasheed Ogunlaru outlines the key reasons to get networking

Treasures of the Black Country

Monday, October 24, 2016

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator of Spoken English writes: We were delighted recently to welcome acclaimed novelist, scriptwriter and actor, Meera Syal, to the Library to explore the accents and dialects of the Black Country for a forthcoming episode of Treasures...

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