Special Event: A Conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Posted in 2014-2015 Readings and Talks

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie headshotOctober 10, 2014
12:00 PM | Gaston (Healy Hall)

Doors open at 10:45 AM and close at 11:45 AM.

A Conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning novelist.
Co-sponsored by The President’s Office, The Lecture Fund, African Society of Georgetown.

About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria. Her novel Half of a Yellow Sun won the Orange Prize and was a finalist for the National Books Critics Circle Award, and her novel Purple Hibiscus won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. The Thing Around Your Neck, her collection of stories, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book in Africa. The recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, she was recently named one of the twenty most important fiction writers under 40 years old by The New Yorker.

Must show GU ID for entry.
Admission is free and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Line begins on the second floor of Healy Hall.
Enter through the south end of Healy Hall.

Do not bring bags, backpacks, briefcases, food or drink; such items will not be allowed in Gaston Hall.

Students, faculty or staff with a disability which requires special accommodations should email guevents@georgetown.edu by Wednesday, October 8.