Tiphanie Yanique reads Chicken in the Kitchen

Author and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Emory Tipahine Yanique reads Chicken in the Kitchen, Nnedi Okarfor's award-winning look at masquerade culture in West Africa through the eyes of a young Nigerian girl whose courage is tested when she encounters a giant chicken in her kitchen on the night before the annual yam festival. 

After listening to the story, explore some of the Egungun masquerades in the Carlos Museum and create an elaborate paper chicken puppet. 

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