Opening Convocation: “Americanah”

  • Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall

AmericanahEarlham begins its academic year with a reflection on the summer reading for new students, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Faculty members Jennifer Seely and Nate Eastman along with students Lindelwe Ndlovu, Desmond Adeniyi and Peniel Ibe lead the panel in response to Adiche’s story of two Nigerian youths struggling under military dictatorship, immigration injustice and shared love for their homeland and each other.

Free admission; no tickets required

Additional Details:

  • Event Contact: Lynn Knight, Director of Events and Operations
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  • Contact Phone: 765-983-1294
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