Windham-Campbell Festival: Richard Wright’s African Photographs

Event time: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL), Room 38-39 See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Tsitsi Dangarembga and Assistant Professor of English and Humanities Ernest Mitchell discuss the hundreds of black and white photographs Richard Wright took in 1953 during a ten-week visit to West Africa to research his book Black Power (1954), an account of the Gold Coast’s transition to the independent nation of Ghana.

Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ernest Mitchell