University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

Language as battlefield: My journey in the minefield

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Distinguished Professor of University of California, Irvine

  • Thursday, November 7, 2013
  • 5:15 PM

1-101 Dewey Hall

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, a social activist, writer, and scholar will give a talk entitled  “Language as battlefield: My journey in the minefield” as part of the Frederick Douglass Institute Speaker Series.

Prior to the lecture, Kerfala Fana Bangoura and Mounfanyi drum & Dance ensemble will perform at 4:45pm.

Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies.

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