As part of the Contemporary Literature course, we are delighted to welcome our guest speaker, Marieka from The Africa Center, Hong Kong. She will be talking about and leading a discussion on Under the Udala Trees a novel by Chinelo Okparanta published in 2015. The novel is set in 1960s Nigeria and tells the story of a girl moving through adolescence and understanding her sexuality and her society. Please join us on March 22nd at 2.45 - you don't need to have read the book or have any experience of African Literature!
Tsitsi Marieka Chirikure is the Literature and Editorial Projects Manager for Africa Center Hong Kong.
Below is a recap of the talk: