An Audience with Ama Ata Aidoo
Saturday 12 July, 18:30 – 20:00
BL Conference Centre, £8/ £6 / £5
HEADLINE EVENT: Ghana’s leading literary figure, Ama Ata Aidoo, in conversation with Wangui wa Goro, translator and critic.
Ama Ata Aidoo is a leading author, poet, playwright, academic and the former Minister of Education of Ghana. From Sissie in Our Sister Killjoy to Esi in Changes: A Love Story, Aidoo’s protagonists are women who make radical choices and defy traditional gender roles. Led in conversation by writer, translator and critic Wangui wa Goro, Aidoo reflects on her expansive literary career and discusses the main themes, which emerge from her works of fiction.