Mandela: The Story of a Life in Prison

Date and Time:

A.J. Villalobos Hall

Event Description

Lecture by Sahm Venter. 

Sahm Venter is the senior researcher at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa where she has worked full-time since 2008. She edited the recently published book, Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela (W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018), and co-edited several other books.

Previously a journalist, she reported on the last years of the struggle against apartheid. As a correspondent for the Associated Press, she covered Nelson Mandela’s release from prison and then his presidency as well as news on the African continent.

Venter holds a B.A. in South African economic history and sociology from the University of Cape Town and an M.A. in journalism and media studies from Rhodes University.

Hosted by Professor of Political Science Joyce P. Kaufman and the Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC). 

The talk is open to the community. Please contact the CEC

Light refreshments will be served. 


Center for Engagement with Communities, 562.907.5073