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Names I once owned

Sobers, Shawn


Shawn Sobers
Professor of Cultural Interdisciplinary Practice


A spoken word autoethnography of names. Exploring the names I once owned discussed through the lens of identity, history and politics. Contextual references are made to Malcolm X, and his journey with names in pursuit of social justice and spiritual growth.


Sobers, S. (2015). Names I once owned. 13 June 2015 - 13 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Exhibition Performance Type Performance
Conference Name 50 Voices for Malcolm X : Movement for Change
Conference Location Bristol Old Vic
Start Date Jun 13, 2015
End Date Jun 13, 2015
Publication Date Jun 13, 2015
Keywords anthropology of names, autoethnography, Malcolm X, el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz
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Additional Information Corporate Creators : Ujima Radio, Old Vic Theatre