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Inspirational video: Chimamanda Adichie's commencement speech

Today’s inspirational video is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s incredible commencement sppech at Wellesley College.

I’ve recently been introduced to Chimamanda and she’s an incredible woman. I will certainly be looking more into her work. 10 more words


#BeingFemaleInNigeria Is The Hashtag You Need To See

Being a Nigerian woman who lives outside of Nigeria, trying to understand the complexities and diversity of Nigerian women’s experiences who live in the country is both easy and difficult. 1,089 more words

Dear Professors: Stop Lecturing. Now.

When I first started teaching, I incorporated mini-lectures about authors and about the various historical or social contexts in which our texts were written in order to guide my class to new insights about a text. 642 more words

Fifteen Pieces of Literature: Fifteen Shades of What They Call LO.V.E. (1)

(that ye)May be able to comprehend…what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height…and to know the love, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with…fullness… 952 more words


Lessons: Purple Hibiscus / Chimamanda Adichie

  1. We have too many words to explain how and what we feel, and we get lost in them – the word ‘universe’ can never encapsulate the grandeur it seeks to.
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