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Secure the base, decolonise the mind

When: Thursday, 02 March 2017 - Thursday, 02 March 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Great Hall
Start time:18:00
Enquiries: / (011) 717-1146


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Wits University and the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences are proud host renowned Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.

Wa Thiong'o is a novelist and theorist of post-colonial literature and currently a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California. He is a recipient of eleven Honorary Doctorates and an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Some of his early works include Weep not Child, The River Between, A Grain of Wheat, Secret Lives and Decolonising the Mind.


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