Pius Adesanmi

Professor Pius Adesanmi of the Department of English Language and Literature and the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University has a book manuscript shortlisted for the inaugural Penguin Prize for African Writing in the non-fiction category. His book You’re Not a Country, Africa is one of ten manuscripts shortlisted for this prestigious prize. The winner will be announced at the Mail & Guardian Literary Festival on 4 September, 2010. The prize is 50 000 South African Rand and a publishing contract with Penguin Books South Africa, with worldwide distribution via Penguin Group companies.

(Lecture delivered at the annual public lecture series of Afenifere Renewal Group USA Chapter, Detroit, Michigan. September 24, 2011)
(Lecture delivered at the annual public lecture series of Afenifere Renewal Group USA Chapter, Detroit, Michigan. September 24, 2011)
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