The Far Reaches of Empire: Religion, Rebels, and Railroads. From the Kenyan highlands to rural Madagascar and the far northeast of India, the European imperial project was extended in great part through missionary zeal, train lines, and terror. Peter Kimani (Dance of the Jakaranda), Naivo (Beyond the Rice Fields), and Avinuo Kire (The Power to […]
Join Peter Kimani, Laleh Khadivi, and Harriet Levin Milan for “Journeys in Fiction: Three Novels.”
Peter Kimani—a visiting writer at Amherst College—will read from Dance of the Jakaranda in the first event of the Amherst Reading Series for the academic year.