Monday, 29 April 2013

When Jim Crow met John Bull

When Jim Crow met John Bull: The Battle of Bamber Bridge 1943
University of Central Lancashire and Preston Black History Group
present a weekend of commemorative events
21st- 23rd June 2013
Friday 21st June, 1-7pm, University of Central Lancashire
Symposium with Film Showing and Performance
Graham Smith (Author: When Jim Crow Met John Bull)
Neil Wynn (Author: The Afro-American and the Second World War)
Steven Bourne (Author: The Motherland Calls: Britain’s Black Servicemen 
and Women 1939-45)
Alan Rice (Author: Creating Memorials, Building Identities) 
Gregory Cook (Producer: Choc’late Soldiers from the USA)
Film showing of Choc’late Soldiers from the USA (first shown at the 
Smithsonian, Washington DC, 2009) and discussion with producer Gregory 
Cook from Philadelphia
'Lie Back and Think of America'
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, a one-woman show and post-show 
discussion with Front Room Theatre Company’s Natalie Wicox
Symposium is free and open to all: please book with Professor 
Alan Rice by June 7th
22nd - 23rd June:  Events in Bamber Bridge including church service etc. 
Organised by Preston Black History Group, Chair Clinton Smith

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