A Conversation with Wole Soyinka 

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A Conversation with Wole Soyinka
Annette Hauschild © Haus der Kulturen der Welt

when 6:30‐8pm where NYUAD Campus, Conference Center who NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

A Conversation with Wole Soyinka 

The 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, poet, and political activist. Born in 1934, he is considered among contemporary Africa’s greatest writers and a global artist and scholar. Soyinka has published more than 90 works and remains active in international, artistic, and human rights organizations. In this conversation, he reflects on culture and tradition, creativity and power, as well as activism and the artistic process. He ruminates on ‘Renaissance Next Time? Africa at the Crossroads’ exploring the themes of the world in Africa and Africa in the world.

Speaker
Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate in Literature

In conversation with
Tishani Doshi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD


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