Video: African Authors at 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book

Three African authors, all with roots in Nigeria (two living in the United States, the third a South African citizen), participated in a panel discussion at the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville on March 24. The panel, called “Perspectives from Africa: Ndibe, Okupe, and Omotoso” and moderated by University of Virginia creative writing …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 14 July 2014

Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology, by Byron Caminero-Santangelo Release Date: July 16, 2014Publisher: University of Virginia Press Engaging important discussions about social conflict, environmental change, and imperialism in Africa, Different Shades of Green points to legacies of African environmental writing, often neglected as a result of critical perspectives shaped …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 13 April 2014

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013): A Tribute edited by Anthonia Kalu, Simon Lewis, and Ernest Emenyonu Release Date: April 2, 2014 (Kindle edition)Publisher: African Literature Association In these entries, Professor Achebe’s generous spirit shines like a guiding spirit: warm, urging, steadying. This is a tribute to a well-respected teacher, colleague and friend. Here, members of the African …

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