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Teju Cole has a pretty booked up 2018, which is good news to our ears. It means that Brittle Paper readers have more opportunities to attend one of his events.

Cole’s calendar of events shows him visiting lots of American cities, from NYC to Winston Salem in North Carolina. But there are a few international events. In April, he will be in Bogota, Toronto in May, Brussels, Milan, and Zurich in June.

See the full list of his engagements and mark your calendar for the date he comes by your city or someplace close by.

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March 29, 2018: Known and Strange Things, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

April 5, 2018: AIPAD, Pier 94, New York City

April 6, 2018: A Quartet for Edward Said, keynote address at the Barenboim-Said Akademie, Berlin

April 14, 2018: Yale University, New Haven, CT

April 21–26, 2018: International Book Fair, Bogotá, Colombia

May 8, 2018: With Dionne Brand, Madeleine Thien and Eleanor Wachtel, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto

May 10, 2018: In conversation with Michael Ondaatje, Brookline Booksmith, Boston, MA

May 19–20, 2018: Blind Spot (exhibition) opening at the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM

May 31 and June 1, 2018: Blind Spot (performance with Vijay Iyer), Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

June 4–6, 2018: Eyeo Festival, Minneapolis, MN

June 7, 2018: Blind Spot (performance with Vijay Iyer), The New School, New York City

June 8, 2018: Blind Spot (exhibition) opening, Strauhof, Zürich

June 21, 2018: De Donkere Kamer, Brussels

June 29–July 1, 2018: La Milanesiana, Milan

July 7, 2018: With Carolin Emcke, Openair Literatur Festival, Botanischer Garten, Zürich

August 20–22, 2018: Litteraturhuset, Oslo

August 23–26, 2018: Louisiana Literature Festival, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

September 6, 2018: In conversation with Emmanuel Iduma, School of Visual Arts, New York City

September 13, 2018: Ball State University, Muncie, IN

September 22, 2018: Blind Spot (performance with Vijay Iyer), UCLA, Los Angeles

October 4, 2018: American University, Washington, D.C.

October 6, 2018: Blind Spot (performance with Vijay Iyer), FotoFocus Biennial, Cincinnati, OH

October 7, 2018: FotoFocus Biennial, Cincinnati, OH

October 15, 2018: Brown University, Providence, RI

October 18, 2018: Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

October 27, 2018: Blind Spot (performance with Vijay Iyer), Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

October 30, 2018: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

 

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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