Join Courage Kusena '23 and Hayet Rida '11 for a discussion with "Homegoing" author Yaa Gyasi. Yaa Gyasi is an author originally from Ghana and currently living in New York City. In this book, Gyasi chronicles two sisters and several generations from the Gold Coast of Ghana to plantations of Alabama to the streets of Harlem.
The Peter Mortensen Endowed Lecture Fund was established in 2006 with a gift from Peter Mortensen, class of 1956, with gratitude for the contribution of The College of Wooster to the success and happiness of three generations of the Mortensen family. Income from the fund is used to support one or more public lectures and/or performances related to the First-Year Seminar, or for similar purposes directly related to the academic program.