Screening of 'At Her Feet' and Q&A with Nadia Davids

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This event took place on the 22nd of November, 2011 in SOAS, University of London.

 

A screening of 'At Her Feet' was followed by a Q&A with the award-winning South African playwright Nadia Davids (Queen Mary, London)

 

About the Speaker

 

Nadia Davids is an award-winning South African writer. She has published and produced work in Africa, Europe and North America; two of her play- texts, 'At Her Feet' and 'Cissie', are studied at a wide-range of universities including UCT, UWC, Stanford, UCLA and SOAS. She won the Rosalie van Der Gught Prize for Best New Director in 2003, was nominated for the Fleur de Cap for "Best New South African Play" in 2008 and was a finalist in the Africa Pen Award (judged by J.M Coetzee) in 2007 and 2009. 'At Her Feet' was nominated for the Noma Award in 2008 for best book published in Africa. Nadia holds a PhD in Drama from the University of Cape Town. She is currently lecturing at Queen Mary, University of London. Nadia is represented by the Wylie Agency and working on her first novel which has been optioned by Penguin.

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