May Festival - Shamiso Zvandasara Festival

May Festival - Shamiso Zvandasara

 Please Note- Tickets may be available at the May Fest venue box office at the University of Aberdeen (King College Conference centre ). These will subject to availability and on a cash only basis for paid events.


Zimbabwean writer Shamiso Zvandasara is a singer, songwriter, poet and novelist, whose recent book, The Tale of Anerudo, a contemporary folktale, follows the struggles of the heroine to overcome the restrictions surrounding her in an engaging mixture of song lyrics and prose narrative. Contending with cerebral palsy from a young age herself, she often addresses questions of gender equality, disability, mental health and albinism, and explores cultural practices and constraints on women within an African context.

Venue: Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

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