Laura Lee Huttenbach will present and read from her recently published oral history of a Kenyan freedom fighter, The Boy Is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General. Mary Beth Koeth traveled with the author to the General’s tea farm in December 2013 to photograph his family and the spectacular natural setting, and will show her work as well. Using different mediums, writer and photographer will demonstrate how they worked together to capture the General’s story.
September 11th, 3pm.
Addlestone Library, room 227
Co-sponsors: Friends of the Library, Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, African Studies Program, Global Awareness Forum, College of Charleston
For more information, please see: http://today.cofc.edu/2015/09/10/the-boy-is-gone/