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This edition: Things Fall Apart





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Episode Details

In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. The perspectives of readers from around the world reveal the novel's universal themes. Featured speakers include playwright and University of Wisconsin professor Tess Onwueme and University of Richmond Theater Director Chuck Mike.

Guest List

Chuck Mike Theater Director, University of Richmond

Tess Onwueme Playwright - Professor, University of Wisconsin

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  • Saturday, February 23 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 24 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 25 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Popol Vuh
  • Monday, February 25 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, March 2 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, March 3 - 7:00am
  • Monday, March 4 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Candide
  • Monday, March 4 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, March 9 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, March 10 - 7:00am
  • Monday, March 11 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Things Fall Apart
  • Monday, March 11 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, March 16 - 8:30pm
  • Journey to the West
  • Monday, February 18 - 8:00pm
  • The Tale of Genji
  • Monday, February 11 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 16 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 17 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 18 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Monday, February 4 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 9 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 10 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 11 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Bacchae
  • Monday, January 28 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 2 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 3 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 4 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Odyssey
  • Saturday, January 26 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 27 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 28 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • My Name Is Red
  • Sunday, January 20 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 21 - 1:30pm