Award-winning Nigerian writer and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set to receive an honorary degree from American University in Washington, DC and deliver the commencement address for the university’s College of Arts and Sciences in May.
According to the University, Chimamanda will be honored as “one of the world’s most powerful voices in fiction”.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement.
The award-winning writer’s works include Americanah (2013), `Half of a Yellow Sun’ (2006), `We Should All Be Feminists’ (2014) and `The Thing Around Your Neck’ (2009).
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