The 2014 Neustadt Festival Highlights Video

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

“Literature is not only a way to affirm our existence. It is a permission to disappear and to allow the presence of those who seem to be absent.” – Mia Couto, the 2014 Neustadt Prize Keynote Talk

From a dramatic dance performance of Mia Couto’s short story “The Birds of God” to enthusiastic scholarly discussion, the 2014 Neustadt Festival was a diverse week of cultural and literary events at the University of Oklahoma. Take a look at all that happened during the week dedicated to celebrating the works of Mia Couto, the winner of the 2014 Neustadt Prize.