AiW Guest: Anna Adima. The post-independence period in Kenya and Uganda is renowned for its burgeoning literature production. Uganda was the hub for these literary creativities in the 1960s, largely thanks to the English Department at Makerere University in Kampala,… Read More ›
Africa in Words Guest: Robert Gates. SOAS African Literatures Conference: 55 years after the first Makerere African Writers Conference Saturday 28 October 2017 | 9.30am-7.30pm Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre | SOAS University of London bit.ly/SOASAfrLitsTix African writers-novelists, playwrights, poets and… Read More ›
Q&A: ‘Law is an extension of Literature’, says Kyomuhendo Ateenyi, the Ugandan poet exiled in the law.
Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire writes: I first came to know Kyomuhendo Ateenyi from his literary, epistolary and blogging practice at Makerere University. His poetry and political commentary published on university notice boards and a variety of blog platforms provided the metaphor… Read More ›
AiW Author: Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire Dr. Busingye Kabumba teaches Human Rights and International Law at Makerere and other universities. Educated at the University of Pretoria, Harvard, Oxford and Makerere, Busingye is also a partner at Development Law Associates, a legal consulting… Read More ›
CfP: FEMRITE@20 – Rethinking African Literature Conference, 28-30 July 2016, Kampala, Deadline: 30 March 2016
FEMRITE@20 – Rethinking African Literature 28th-30th July 2016 School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30th March 2016 FEMRITE – Uganda Women Writers Association invites abstracts for 15 – 20 minute presentations… Read More ›
Celebrating Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino at 50 18 March 2016 Makerere University, Kampala The Department of Literature, Makerere University is organising a one-day symposium, scheduled for 18 March, 2016, to celebrate the fifty years of the publication of… Read More ›