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I was excited to hear that Dr Denis Flannery is running a course called Bowie, Reading, Writing at the University of Leeds.  As a student it would have been the kind of module I would have signed up for without hesitation, though the academic study of pop/rock music was generally frowned...

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been doing some work at the Hull History Centre, trying to track down a Nigerian poet, Minji Ateli (neé Karibo) who was at the University of Ibadan  in the 1960s. Karibo contributed several poems to The Horn, a Nigerian student poetry magazine edited...