Dr. Chima Korieh on Memory and History

Dr. Chima Korieh is Associate Professor of History at Marquette University. He the author of a number of books and articles on Nigerian and African History. Dr. Korieh will be speaking on Thursday, April 20, in the panel on The Power and Politics of Memory. This interview is by Abby Pioch. How would you describe your major fields of...

Is the Syrian Civil War the Biafran Crisis of My Generation?

Guest blogger Anna Woodward Images of children crying, bloodied, eyes wide, some eerily quiet in their shock- it is likely by now that the whole world has seen one or more of these images, photographic evidence of violence and death as bombs rain down on Aleppo from overhead. Whether enemy fire or help from allies, one can never be...

Conversation with Sir Michael Aaronson on Biafra

This is an interview carried out by Victoria Avis with Michael Aaronson, who will be speaking at the Remembering Biafra conference on International Humanitarianism, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, April 20, at 1:30pm. How would you describe your major fields of scholarly interest? I am interested in the motivations and...

Adichie on Fame, Gender Politics, and Growing up in Nsukka

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who will be the keynote speaker for the Remembering Biafra Conference, is not only known for her novels and her famous TED talks, but also her intellect, staunchly feminist opinions (see TED talk here) and humility. In an interview published in British Vogue in November of 2015, Adichie discusses...