Dr Lez Henry speaks on his new book CARRY-BEYOND REFLECTIONS
Thursday 27 September
Lupus Street, SW1
Tube: Pimlico, Victoria line (5 mins walk)
Entry: £5.00 Pay on the door, first come first served
Dr Lez is one of the pioneers of 'edutainment' and has been a goal model for Black History Walks and many other history providers. He has delivered numerous sell out interactive presentations and on this day he will 'freestyle' and 'sample' from his his new book.
Dr. William 'Lez' Henry (Lezlee Lyrix) is one of the pioneer, British, Reggae-dancehall Deejays and a Social Anthropologist who lectured in the Department Of Sociology, Goldsmiths College . Dr. Henry is a researcher, consultant and staff trainer for Nu-Beyond Ltd: Learning By Choice!
His research direction seeks to use cultural history as an educational tool to assist our contemporary understanding of many of the problems that affect the various communities in Britain.
Dr. Henry is a founder member of the National Independent Education Coalition (NIEC) who held the 1st annual STOP BLAMING THE CHILDREN - Raising Achievement Through Partnership: Parent, Teacher and Child in 2006 . He is also a founder member of The Black Fathers' Support Group and meets weekly to discuss all aspects of parenting.
He also has an impressive international profile as a public speaker and has delivered talks at various institutions, including: The African American Studies Department, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA: Department of Humanities, Washington DC, USA: African And African American Studies Program, University Of Oklahoma: Tulsa, USA. University Of The West Indies, Department of Literature-Reggae Studies Unit, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica, WI: University of Gothenburg: Centre for Cultural Studies, Gothenburg, Sweden.Queens University Belfast: Department of Ethnomusicology, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Howard University