THE WAYWORDS PODCAST
Adichie: “Tomorrow Is Too Far”
“You say nothing; you are thinking that Grandmama stayed alive too long.”
- Adichie & Difference
- No Clean Lines; Filling the Gaps
- Snakes & Epistemic Shifts
- **Linguistics: Compounding & Kennings
- Deconstructing “You”
- Bigger Than the Story
- Feminism’s Epistemologies
- Bakhtin: Intersections and Bad Binaries
- A Closer Reading: Layers in the Details
- Sociological Theory: Ill-Fitting Frames
- Reflection: Juxtaposing Authors
- Closing: One More Moment
**Available to our members on Episode 3+ (the full bonus episode)
Bibliography for Main Episode
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Bibliography for False Consciousness Supplement
Original music for The Waywords Podcast is by Randon Myles
Chapter headings by Natalie Harrison and Sarah Skaleski
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Chisnell, Steve. “Adichie: ‘Tomorrow Is Too Far.’” Waywords Studio, 12 Nov. 2021, https://waywordsstudio.com/project/adichie-tomorrow-is-too-far/.