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Morning Literature

Join us in person on a cosy Sunday morning to discover Shea and different African cultures, travel through different terrains to discover the Green Gold Shea butter!

We are very pleased to start our literature programme with “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

SaWaShea’s Morning Literature is a good excuse to spend time together and discover different aspects of Shea, exchange and spend cosy, fun and relaxing moments together.

Cost: Free
Date and time: Sunday, 01 August 2021 from 10:30 to 11:30
Location – Café Vox Libri:  Jörgerstraße 26, 1170 Wien, Österreich

Programme (Language: English):

  1. Let’s greet each other
  2. Reading warm up game
  3. Reading and analysis of a passage of “Americanah” dealing with Shea
  4. Shea butter relaxing moment

There is a maximum capacity of 9 to attend for this event so although tickets are free, you must register in advance. It also helps us organize the space and the materials!

About the book  – “Americanah”
Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.

About the Author – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1977. She grew up on the campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where her father was a Professor and her mother was the first female Registrar. She studied medicine for a year at Nsukka and then left for the US at the age of 19 to continue her education on a different path.
She graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Connecticut State University with a degree in Communication and Political Science.
She has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Arts degree in African History from Yale University.
More here

We will be practicing covid safety measures throughout the literature morning.
The programme is contingent on government restrictions. If we are unable to hold this event in the bookshop on the advertised date, it will be postponed or held as a virtual event. We will keep you informed.


Shea in the Park

Join us for a cozy morning into the magical world of Shea butter! After doing some relaxing, learn about Shea and DYI your personalized hand and massage cream for yourself or a beloved one! Registration required (max. 10 participants – social distancing requirements observed!). 

Cost: EUR 25

Location: Auer Welsbach Park, Wien, Austria

Date and time: 27 June from 11:00 to 12:30 or 13:30 to 14:30

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