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The Chinua Achebe Symposium and 10th Anniversary Memorial Celebration

50 McCosh Hall 50 McCosh Hall, Princeton

Princeton University’s Africa World Initiative and Program in African Studies in partnership with The Christie and Chinua Achebe Foundation are hosting the Chinua Achebe Symposium and 10th Anniversary Memorial celebration on September 29th and 30th. More information can be found here.

Timbuktu Grooves Festival: Fatoumata Diawara

Matthews Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center Princeton

As part of the Timbuktu Grooves Festival, McCarter Theatre Center presents a concert highlighting Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara, wielding her electric guitar to write songs that blend Wassoulou folk music, spiritually centered Afropop, and desert blues. Singing mostly in Bambara, the national language of Mali, Diawara sings about migration, African identity, motherhood, and the struggle […]

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