Photo of UB Professor Nnedi Okorafor.


Small Group Discussion

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.

732 Clemens Hall, North Campus

Students, faculty, and staff are invited for this intimate conversation with Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor. Space is limited. Complimentary lunch for pre-registered guests will be provided. 

Keynote Lecture

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 3:45 p.m.

Center for the Arts, Black Box Theater, North Campus

Professor Okorafor will give remarks and present a book reading before being joined on stage for a conversation with Bruce Jackson, SUNY Distinguished Professor of English and James Agee Professor of American Culture at UB.

Video of Professor Okorafor's keynote lecture and conversation. 

Screening of Short Film: "Pumzi"

Friday, April 28, 2017 | 1:00 p.m.

250 Baird Hall, North Campus

A 20 minute screening of the short film "Pumzi" will be followed by an open discussion. "Pumzi" is a science-fiction short film from Kenya written and directed by Wanuri Kahiu and was screened at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival as part of its New African Cinema program.