Featuring Ngugi wa Thiong'o, the inaugural Director of the International Center for Writing and Translation, Glenn Schaeffer, President and CFO for Mandalay Resort Group, Karen Lawrence, President of the Huntington Museum and Library (former Dean of the School of Humanities at UCI), Colette LaBouff, Executive Director of the Taos Center for the Arts (former Associate Director of ICWT), and Tyrus Miller, Dean of the School of Humanities at UCI.

The celebration will include a lively walk down memory lane, with a glance at the past and projections for the future. The event will be held in person and available through streaming for a remote audience. RSVP for the Zoom portion above; RSVP for the in-person portion below.

Ngugi rests his chin on his hand. He is wearing a dashiki