Leonard Lief Library and School of Arts and Humanities invite you to:
Launch Event for One Book-One New York Winner
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
LEHMAN FACULTY PANEL and STUDENT DISCUSSION
Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, Africana & Women’s Studies
Anne Rice, Africana Studies
Susan Watson Turner, Music, Multimedia, Theatre, Dance
One Book-One New York is the largest community reading program in the country, bringing together book-loving New Yorkers to read the same book at the same time. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author and MacArthur Fellow, is winner of this year’s campaign.
Americanah is a powerful, tender story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home.
Lehman College offers an introduction to Adichie’s novel with a faculty panel stimulating student discussion. To prepare – please read the first chapter of the book in this Research Guide:
For free audio download of Adichie’s complete novel [through June 2017]:
Lehman College’s Upcoming One Book - One New York Event
Screening and discussion of Raquel Cepeda’s Some Girls, documentary about three young Latina women’s identity-seeking sojourn to Dominican Republic.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30 PM, Lovinger Theater