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In Conversation with Dr. Mukoma wa Ngugi. Global Theatre Week. Talks & Interviews.



Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Friday, August 11, 2023
10:30 a.m. to noon
Global Theatre Week

In this series of conversations with global experts, the idea of language as a vehicle for transmitting knowledge and artistry will be examined through a wide range of perspectives. Join us for an exciting journey as we use the foundational ideas and concepts of language as our point of departure for these exciting events.

In Conversation with Dr. Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ

A conversation with Dr. Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ, Associate Professor of Literatures in English at Cornell University and the author of The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity and Ownership (2018), and the novels: Nairobi Heat (2009), Unbury Our Dead with Song (2020), Black Star Nairobi (2013), Mrs. Shaw: A Novel (2015) as well as two poetry books: Hurling words at consciousness (2006) and Logotherapy and Hurling Words at Consciousness (2016).

This conversation will be moderated by world literature scholar, Mathais Iroro Orhero from McGill University.

Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.

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