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Friday, February 21, 2014
Seasons of the Jacarandas - An Anthology of Stories Set in Kenya
Prof. Elizabeth Orchardson-Mazrui currently teaches Art and Design in
the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
She studied Art and Design at Cambridge School of Art, Cambridge, UK
and has a B.A in Textiles/Fashion (1st Class Hons) from West Surrey
College of Art and Design, Farnham, UK. She holds a PhD in Art History
from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London,
UK. She is also a practising artist and writer. Her books include: 'The
Adventures of Mekatilili'; 'Sheila, Let's Write to God'; Bittersweet:
the Pain and Joy of Being' (book of poems) and 'Art and Material
Culture: a Socio-historical Study of the Mijikenda' and "Travels in the
Holy Land and Other Countries'. Elizabeth has also published academic
articles on Mijikenda socio-cultural-belief systems, gender and human
rights issues, and Art and Design books for schools.
''Seasons of the Jacarandas'' is available at Amazon.com