German Studies Lecture Series: Sharon Dodua Otoo

Tue May 4th 2021, 12:30 - 1:30pm
Event Sponsor
Department of German Studies, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
German Studies Lecture Series: Sharon Dodua Otoo

The German Studies Lecture Series is excited to feature acclaimed author and winner of the prestigious Ingeborg-Bachmann-Prize in 2016, Sharon Dodua Otoo.

Otoo will read from her latest novel Adas Raum (Ada’s Realm), just published in February 2021, followed by a Q&A.

Set between 1459 and 2019, the novel’s “unconventional and imaginative storyline unfolds in Ghana, England and Germany over the course of several centuries, featuring strong female characters and topical themes including emancipation, resistance and freedom” (New Books in German, for more information in English visit: in German: Register in advance to receive Zoom details.

Co-sponsored by the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages and The Clayman Institute for Gender Research