For African Writers and ArtistsThe Achebe Center was established in 2005 to continue the legacy of the late Chinua Achebe, who taught at Bard from 1990 to 2011, and to serve the future of global Africana arts. Among its goals are to become a center of excellence for the teaching of African literature, to support a new generation of African writers, and to encourage literary/cultural entrepreneurship. Undergraduate students may participate in Center projects, including facilitating events that feature visiting writers, artists, and scholars.
Inaugural Leadership Forum
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama Delivers Inaugural Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture at Bard College
The forum took place in the Sosnoff Theater at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum was aired on Sahara TV