Tag: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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...

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...