DIVERCITIES: Global Poetry Share from Nigeria
Wednesday, September 09, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
There are over 500 native languages spoken in Nigeria, two of the main being Yoruba and Igbo. In this connection to Lagos, the most populous city in Africa, hear from poets who write in a number of these languages. Listen for the similarities and differences in each language, explore the poetic forms at work, and learn about some of the country’s prolific poets!