1. CityWide- Special Tribute in Honour of Late Professor Chinua Achebe - Part 1


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    'Things Fall Apart' was one of the first African novels written in English to receive worldwide critical acclaim! Written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe who sadly passed away recently,…

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    • Life Turns Man Up and Down (short)


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      An abridged selection from the Onitsha Market Literature collection featured in Kurt Thometz's "Life Turns Man Up and Down: Highlife, Useful Advice and Mad English." (NY: Pantheon Books,…

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      • Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama Delivers Inaugural Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture at Bard College


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        On Monday, December 9, 2013, the inaugural Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum took place at Bard College, examining “Africa’s Future: Mandela, Achebe, and Empowerment in Africa.” President…

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        • Dearly Beloved: A fashion tribute to Timbuktu (University of Afrika) - Storytellers in Fashion Edition


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          In collaboration with dynamic poet, Nathan ‘Nana’ Wise, Dearly Beloved is an emotional narrative full of both grief and optimism dedicated to Timbuktu as a reflection of its grandeur impact…

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          • Chinua Achebe Writers Talk held at Glasgow University (Part 1)


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            TE2/1975/137 DESCRIPTION A discussion between Chinua Achebe and an assembled audience at Glasgow University. It opens with Tom McGrath introducing Achebe to the audience who are sitting on chairs…

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            • Chinua Achebe Interview


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              Nigerian author Chinua Achebe (1930 - 2013) was a respected storyteller. "Things Fall Apart" received global critical acclaim when it was published in 1958. The book chronicles the life…

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              • Chinua Achebe on the Power of Storytelling


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                In this clip from 1988, the late Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe talks to Bill Moyers about the lasting power of storytellers to recount events, create history and provide continuity among…

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                • Chinua Achebe Writers Talk held at Glasgow University (Part 2)


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                  TE2/1975/138 DESCRIPTION The same event as is documented on Tape 137. Achebe continues to take questions from the floor, with the conversation touching on subjects such as the role of tradition…

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