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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

Joynes Events: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a reading

Thu, April 21, 2011 • 7:00 PM • Joynes Room, Carothers (CRD) 007, 2501 Whitis Ave. Enter through the east doors of the honors quad

Acclaimed author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Acclaimed author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will visit from Nigeria to read from her new collection of short stories. She is author of two previous bestselling novels: Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus. She is also the recipient of a presitigious MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.  

While supplies last, honors students may claim a free copy of her short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck at the front desk of the Joynes Reading Room (CRD 007). Please only take a book if you are certain that you can attend the event Thursday night.

Paid parking is available in the garage at the corner of San Antonio Street and 25th Street. No tickets or RSVP are
required for this public event, but seating will be limited.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact mvalentine@mail.utexas.edu or call (512) 471-5692.

Sponsored by: The Mary Lou Joynes Endowment in the Plan II Honors Program and the L.L. and Ethel E. Dean Endowment in the School of Undergraduate Studies


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