OFFSITE: Africana Studies lecture w/ Dr. Nnedi Okorafor

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Diana Center Event Oval, Barnard College
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

 

Department of Africana Studies at Barnard College 2023 Lewis-Ezekove Distinguished Lecture presents Dr. Nnedi Okorafo

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning New York Times Bestselling novelist of science fiction and fantasy for children, young adults, and adults. Born in the United States to Nigerian immigrant parents, Okorafor is known for drawing from African cultures to create captivating stories with unforgettable characters and evocative settings. Okorafor has received the World Fantasy, Nebula, Eisner, and Lodestar Awards and multiple Hugo Awards, amongst others, for her books. Champions of her work include Neil Gaiman, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, George RR Martin, and Rick Riordan. Literary ancestors Diana Wynne Jones, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Nawal El Saadawi also loved her work. Okorafor holds a Ph.D. in Literature, two Master's Degrees (Journalism and Literature), and lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her daughter Anyaugo. Learn more at nnedi.com. You can also follow her on Twitter (@nnedi) and Instagram (@nnediokorafor).

For more information about this event, and the Lewis-Ezekoye Distinguished Lectureship Series, please contact the Africana Studies Department at africana@barnard.edu.

Akata Woman (The Nsibidi Scripts #3) By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451480583
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

Noor By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780756418304
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Published: DAW - July 26th, 2022

After the Rain By Nnedi Okorafor, David Brame (Illustrator), John Jennings (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, David Brame (Illustrator), John Jennings (Adapted by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419743566
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - Megascope - July 12th, 2022

Ikenga By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593113530
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 24th, 2021

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Binti: The Complete Trilogy By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780756416935
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Published: DAW - July 7th, 2020