Do you limbo…?

The School of Health Sciences… Man, they like to get you involved. In the second of their ‘voluntary’ participation events for Black History Month — last week’s salsa was the first — staff and students were delighted by a limbo demo and lesson. There’s no point in me trying to explain how it went. Just …

Black History Month 2014 — we need you

We’ve woken up! Black History Month 2014 isn’t that far off, so we’re starting to gather news, profiles and events to feature on this blog in October. Are you arranging an event to celebrate Black History Month — a public lecture, conference, dance-off, workshop or food fayre? Are you a BME researcher or member of …

Staff profile — meet Lenford Vassell

Our second staff profile for Black History Month is Lenford Vassell. We’re publishing these throughout October — all our volunteers are members of the University’s BME Network. Where are you from? My favourite retort is that I am an Afrikan, born in the Caribbean living in England, who am I, from whence I came Afrika. …

Staff profile — meet Samantha Longe Thomas

Throughout Black History Month we’ll be publishing profiles of staff who are members of The University of Nottingham’s BME network. Membership of the network is open to African, Asian, Chinese or Caribbean staff and staff who self-define as belonging to a minority ethnic group. Contact Val Watson if you’d like more information on the network or would like …