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Africa and the World: The Writer’s Role


<p>April 19, 2005 | New York University | New York City<br />
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With Elizabeth Alexander, Breyten Breytenbach, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Achmat Dangor, Nuruddin Farah, Zakes Mda, Pedro Rosa Mendes, Ngugi wa Thiong&rsquo;o, and Uwe Timm.<br />
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Writers from Africa and beyond join together in a reading and discussion about African literature considered in both a local and global context.&nbsp; <br />
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 LISTEN<br />
&bull; Introduction by Breyten Breytenbach<br />
&bull; Elizabeth Alexander speaks and reads from American Sublime <br />
&bull; Tsitsi Dangarembga reads from &ldquo;Electing Zimbabwe&rdquo; <br />
&bull; Achmat Dangor reads from Bitter Fruit <br />
&bull; Nuruddin Farah reads from Maps and Links<br />
&bull; Zakes Mda reads from The Whale Caller<br />
&bull; Pedro Rosa Mendes reads from The Bay of Tigers<br />
&bull; Uwe Timm speaks</p>

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