The Department of English and the Esther Freier Endowment present Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian writer whose 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of a Single Story, is one of the most-viewed talks of all time. Her 2012 talk, We Should All Be Feminists, was published as a book in 2014 (and excerpted in the Beyoncé song "Flawless"). Adichie is the author of the novels Americanah, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; Half of a Yellow Sun, winner of the Orange Prize; and Purple Hibiscus, winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Adichie’s latest book is Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Adichie divides her time between the US and Nigeria. Book signing follows.
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