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Abiola Irele: The African Scholar and Other Essays

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Abiola Irele: The African Scholar and Other Essays. A Discussion about the legacy of Abiola Irele.

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This seminar features a discussion of Abiola Irele: The African Scholar and Other Essays (Bookcraft, Nigeria, 2019), Abiola Irele's final book, which brings together the later writings of this leading scholar of African literature and thought, with some of his earlier essays, conveniently published in this compendium volume. The speakers will consider Irele's writing life and legacies.

Chair: Chege Githiora, SOAS

Speakers: Mpalive Msiska, Birkbeck, London; Bankole Olayebi, Publisher, Bookcraft Nigeria

Organised by the Centre of African Studies with the International African Institute

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Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT)

SOAS, University of London

Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square

London

WC1H 0XG

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