The Legacy of Efua Sutherland is one of the most important books published by Ayebia. The book reaffirms the importance of the critical connections this extraordinary Ghanaian woman made between Africa and its Diasporas, reflecting her deep passion for Pan African and specifically Ghanaian cultural values, as well as theatrical cultures around the world. This book is an important read for anyone interested in African cultural values in an international context.
Anne V. Adams is Professor Emerita in Africana Studies and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. She served for five years as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan African Culture in Accra, Ghana.
Esi Sutherland-Addy is a Ghanaian academician, writer, educationalist, and human rights activist. She is a Professor at the Institute of African Studies, where she has been senior research fellow, head of the Language, Literature, and Drama Section, and associate director of the African Humanities Institute Program at the University of Ghana. She is credited with more than 50 publications in the areas of education policy, higher education, female education, literature, theatre and culture. and serves on numerous committees, boards and commissions locally and internationally. She is the daughter of writer and cultural activist Efua Sutherland.