Main Program: Africa is Not a Country

27 Oct 2018 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Neka. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie famously warned of “the danger of a single story”: if we choose to hear only a single story about a country — or continent — we risk crucial misunderstanding. We hear from a group of writers about their powerful work creating new narratives of some of the world’s oldest cultures.

Ada petuah terkenal dari Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie mengenai ‘bahaya dari cerita satu sisi’: jika kita memilih untuk mendengar cerita tentang sebuah negara – atau benua – besar kemungkinan akan terjadi kesalahpahaman. Kami akan mendengar cerita dari beberapa penulis tentang karya paling inspratif mereka yang mampu menciptakan narasi baru dari beberapa budaya tertua di dunia.


Michael Kelleher

Michael Kelleher is an American poet and the Director of the Windham-Campbell Prizes at Yale University. He is the former Artistic Director of Just Buffalo Literary Center, where he founded …

Uzodinma Iweala

Uzodinma Iweala is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and medical doctor. He is the CEO of The Africa Center in New York, which promotes a new narrative of Africa and its …

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