We are delighted to share this conversation between Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka and Chris Abani, director of Northwestern University’s Program of African Studies (PAS) and professor of English. Thank you to PAS for sharing this interview with us, which they hosted on October 2, 2020. Soyinka shares his thoughts on the American presidential election, the African diaspora, reclaiming African art, and more.
Before the interview, Kim and Rachel share some news highlights, including election controversies in Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire.
Listen to the episode below!
Books from the Episode
Political Protest in Contemporary Africa by Lisa Mueller
Other Links and Articles
“The Massive Protests in Nigeria, Explained” by Tarila Marclint Ebiede
“How the #EndSARS Movement Upended Politics as Usual in Nigeria” by Chris Olaoluwa Ogunmodede
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