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Dean's Lecture Series: Chimamanda Adichie in Conversation

Chimamanda Adichie
2/19/13 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center


Chimamanda Adichie in Conversation:

Join the College of Arts and Humanities for a powerful talk and conversation with 2008 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient and award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie.

In all her work Adichie, who was named by The New Yorker as one of the 20 most important fiction writers under 40 years old, speaks to the cross-generational significance of storytelling and its enduring impact on the cultural history of our lives. Her newest novel, Americanah, will be published by Knopf in May 2013.

Tuesday, February 19 at 5:30 p.m.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

This event is FREE, but ticketed.

1) Reserve tickets through the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center: online: or by phone 301.405.ARTS

2) Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets do not guarantee admission.

3) To minimize empty seats, we are issuing more tickets than available seats. Arrive early to claim your seat.

4) If necessary, we will form a standby line 30 minutes prior to the lecture. If any seats remain empty at that time, we will fill them on a first-come, first-served basis with people in the standby line.

5) Additionally, we will re-issue any tickets that have been returned prior to the day of the lecture.Ticket returns are accepted any time before the event.

To join in the live twitter conversation on the day of the event, follow the College of Arts and Humanities on Twitter @umd_arhu and use #ARHUDLS

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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies and the Institute for International Programs.

Nicky Everette