Professor of English Vincent Odamtten was a participant in the symposium “Conversations in Africana Writing: Ama Ata Aidoo, a celebration and tribute,” at Brown University on Nov. 4. The symposium addressed the theme of Ghanaian histories and contexts.
Odamtten was joined by Brown University professor Anani Dzidzienyo and visiting professor Ama Ata Aidoo in discussion. After a dramatic reading of Aidoo's The Dilemma of a Ghost, Odamtten participated in a discussion with the audience about the play's significance. He also met with Brown University students to continue discussions related to the celebration and tribute to Aidoo's work.