Interview with Gloria Chuku

Gloria I. Chuku is Professor of Africana Studies with a specialty in African History and the Department Chair. 1) How would you describe your major fields of scholarly interest? I am a historian with over 25 years of teaching and research experience; and also Professor and Chair of Africana Studies, and Affiliate Professor of...

What SJP must learn from Biafra activists

This guest blog is written by GW student Scott LaRochelle. While humanitarian problems often require political solutions, politics often cause self-inflicted wounds to humanitarian causes, specifically those of student activists. Student activists shapes the narratives of the issues they take up, so much so that student protests such...

Adichie’s “Half of a Yellow Sun”

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who will be keynote speaker for the Remembering Biafra conference, is well known for her many novels and short stories, including her award-winning second novel published in 2006, Half of a Yellow Sun. Half of a Yellow Sun takes place in the 1960s in Nigeria during the Biafran War. Adichie tells the...

Anthonia Kalu on the Power of Literature

Profile by Grace Ishimwe. Dr. Anthonia Kalu is a professor in the Departments of Comparative Literature & Foreign Languages; and, Gender & Sexuality Studies at University of California-Riverside. She will be speaking on Friday, April 20th on the panel “Women and Gender in the War and After,” on the topic: “No Victor, No...