A wide-ranging conversation between Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and members of the Ertegun House community. Topics include the status of African literature, the relationship between creativity and ideology, Brexit, and Bob Dylan.
The Ertegun House Seminar in the Humanities is a termly series of conversations between members of the Ertegun House community and notable figures from the fields of culture, the arts, academia, journalism, and beyond. It is open to all members of the University, but advance registration is required for attendance; podcasts of each event will be made available for viewing or download. For more information, see www.ertegun.ox.ac.uk. The inaugural seminar took place on 20 October 2016, and involved the Nobel Literature Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka.