THE 7TH AFRICA CENTURY INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN WRITERS CONFERENCE
“Unifying Africa: Writing and reading in African languages”
In partnership with the Dept of Arts & Culture, UNISA and wRites Associates the 7th annual ACIAWC presents a gathering of authors, literary scholars and historians from across the continent to explore the theme “Unifying Africa: Writing and reading in African languages”. And a penal discussion under the topic “African languages as a vehicle for a Pan African reality”. We will be reflecting on the contribution made by writers across the African Continent and the Diaspora, redefining pan-Africanist principles in the development, preservation and restoration of Africa’s identity, dignity and unity.
MAIN SPEAKER: Prof Kwesi Kwaa Prah, delivering the 7th International African Writers Day Lecture
SPEAKERS: Prof Vuyisile Msila, Prof Sara Jona Laisse, Dr Berrington Ntombela,Ms Monicca Thulisile Bhuda, Z. Matshoba, Kabelo Duncan Kgatea, Dr Hleze Kunju, Mr Thembinkosi Qwabe, Mocholoko Zulumathabo Zulu and Prof Pitika Ntuli.
AN EVENT ORGANISED BY:
WHEN: 06-07 November 2018
DR MIRIAM MAKEBA CONCERT HALL, UNISA, MUCKLENEUK CAMPUS. Pretoria
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