This is a blog about my teaching, research and service with some occasional personal comments thrown in. These are my notes on a variety of topics. If you want to follow my blog posts on a specific topic, then see the Table of Contents in the right-hand column. While I try to work in the realm of facts, logic and moral absolutes, if there are any opinions expressed here, they are my own. -WilliamHartPhD
"Newshour: Caryl Phillips on Chinua Achebe, the 'Father of African Literature'" from BBC World Service Radio (My New Fav SoundCloud Clip) [AUD]
"The Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, one of the giants of African literature, has died. He was 82. Among his many admirers - Nelson Mandela, who said that, in the company of Chinua Achebe's novels, prison walls fell down. Novelist Caryl Phillips described the impact that he had had to Newshour's James Coomarasamy. "