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Kobena Eyi Acquah interview, The University of Iowa, circa 1985

@ WSUI (Radio station : Iowa City, Iowa) KSUI 91.7 FM (Radio station : Iowa City, Iowa)

Acquah, Kobena Eyi


Ghanaian poet, attorney, and 1985 IWP resident Kobena Eyi Acquah discusses his dual careers and writing in English for a Ghanaian audience. He reads his poem, "Keyboard Minuet", and speaks about the role of the poet in Ghanaian society. Peter Nazareth, a native of Uganda, is a Professor of English and African-American World Studies at the University of Iowa. Since 1974, he has been advisor to the University's International Writing Program, which brings writers from around the world to the University of Iowa for semester-long residencies. Over the span of more than thirty years, Nazareth has recorded interviews, seminars, and panel discussions with IWP writers conducted in various settings, including "Humanities at Iowa", a 1980s radio show that aired on WSUI/KSUI. Contact the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa: Originally recorded on audiocassette and converted to wav and mp3 files. Master digital recording available in wav format.
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