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Fresh Off the Press: Mother Tongues: Poems

December 7, 2021

  Tsitsi Ella Jaji (NHC Fellow, 2017–18), Associate Professor of English, Duke University

Zimbabwean poet and scholar Tsitsi Ella Jaji discusses and reads selections from Mother Tongues: Poems, her award-winning second book of verse, in which she explores our relationships with language, from the first words we learn to the vows we swear, examining how generations of love and loss are inscribed in our every utterance.

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