Grace A. Musila on the Life and Work of Wangari Maathai

Grace A Musila is an associate professor in the Department of African Literature at Wits University, Johannesburg. She is the author of A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour: Kenya, Britain and the Julie Ward Murder, which explores Kenyan and British interpretations of the 1988 murder of British tourist Julie Ann Ward in Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. She also coedited Rethinking Eastern African Intellectual Landscapes with James Ogude and Dina Ligaga. She has written articles and book chapters on eastern and southern African literatures and popular cultures. In this interview we discuss her book Wangari Maathai's Registers of Freedom.


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