Albert Wendt & Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reading and Conversation--Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reads from His Literary Work 

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2013-06-27
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wa Thiong'o, Ngũgĩ 
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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o reads selections from his memoir "Dreams in the Times of War." Albert Wendt and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o read selections from their literary work and engage in a conversation on the overarching themes of the Words in the World symposium.
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Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Kenya, Kenyan, "Decolonizing the Mind", University of Auckland, politics of language, "Decolonising the Mind", "you were not talking about Kenya, you were talking about us", New Zealand, Aotearoa, connection between Africa and the Pacific, Maori, Māori, Fiji, Albert Wendt, Al Wendt, East Africa, connection between East Africa and the Pacific, connection between East Asians and East Africa, mirror images of the other, Fijian, Tanganyika, legend of Tanganyika, legend of Tanganyika in Fiji, Joy Enomoto, writing about gardens, poetry about gardens, writers are rivals, writers as rivals, "The Other Garden", "Dreams in the Times of War", memoir, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's mother, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's mother, Nairobi, WWII, World War II, World War 2, growing up in wartime, orature, storytelling, storytelling sessions, daylight drives stories away, daylight drove stories away, relationship between time of day and storytelling, orature's relationship to fiction, orature and fiction, literature and orature, how Ngugi wa Thiong'o learned to read and write, how Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o learned to read and write, learning to read and write, literacy, slate and chalk as writing materials, "Is that the best you could have done?", "hearing the music in the words", Kikuyu, Kikuyu people, "written words can also sing"
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