Join the College of Arts and Humanities for a powerful talk and conversation with 2008 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient and award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie. In all her work Adichie, who was named by The New Yorker as one of the 20 most important fiction writers under 40 years old, speaks to the cross-generational significance of storytelling and its enduring impact on the cultural history of our lives. Her newest novel, Americanah, will be published by Knopf in May 2013.
Tuesday, February 19 at 5:30 p.m.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
This event is FREE, but ticketed. Reserve tickets through the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center: online at http://ter.ps/adichietix or by phone at 301.405.ARTS.
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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies and the Institute for International Programs.
Event begins at 5:30PM
Presented by: University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities
Featured Artist(s): Chimamanda Adichie