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    A Celebration of African Fiction

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    November 10, 2011


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    A Celebration of African Fiction

    The literary and cultural magazine, AGNI, will cosponsor an event with The Center for African Studies at Boston University, the African American Studies Program at Boston University, and PEN New England to celebrate contemporary African fiction. The event will feature an afternoon panel discussion followed by an evening reading and reception. These events bring to Boston four important voices in African writing: the acclaimed Nigerian...

    The literary and cultural magazine, AGNI, will cosponsor an event with The Center for African Studies at Boston University, the African American Studies Program at Boston University, and PEN New England to celebrate contemporary African fiction. The event will feature an afternoon panel discussion followed by an evening reading and reception. These events bring to Boston four important voices in African writing: the acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila, Ugandan writer Doreen Baingana, Caine Prize-winner Henrietta Rose-Innes of South Africa, and Zimbabwean story-writer Bernard Farai Matambo. All four are contributors to the AGNI Portfolio of African Fiction, The panel discussion will be moderated by celebrated Nigerian writer E.C. Osondu, coeditor of AGNI’s portfolio.


    Boston University Photonics Center Auditorium

    8 Saint Mary's St.
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Admission Info:

    Free and open to the public.


    General Day and Time Info:

    • Panel Discussion 4:00pm at the Boston University African Studies Center (232 Bay State Rd. Boston, MA 02215)
    • Reading and Reception at 7:00pm at the Boston University Photonics Center (8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA 02215)


    phone: (617) 353-7135


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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