Ngũgĩ in the American Imperium: An ICWT Book Launch

This book launch event outlines Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s work and the reach of his thinking, chiefly within the US and areas of its closest hegemony, joining artists, activists, critics and scholars (often the same) from the Caribbean through North America to Hawai‘i. Discussants/contributors include Carolyn Cooper, Simon Gikandi, Marcial González, Patricia Penn Hilden, David Lloyd, Joyce Lu, Leonard Minni, Pamela Mordecai, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, M. NourbeSe Philip, R. Radhakrishnan, Suzanna Reiss, Timothy J. Reiss, Elaine Savory, Noenoe K. Silva, Christopher Winks, and Handel Kashope Wright.

This event is presented by the International Center for Writing and Translation, and co-sponsored by the UCI Humanities Center.

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