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5336th Pan African Reading For All Conf., 10-14/8/09, Dar es Salaam

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  • Don Osborn
    Jul 24, 2009
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      FYI, the 6th Pan African Reading For All Conference
      http://6thpanafricanrfa.blogspot.com/ will take place on 10-14 August 2009
      in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The following announcement indicates that Prof.
      Ngugi wa Thiong'o will give the keynote. One anticipates attention to issues
      of reading and writing in African languages and on pluriliteracy, but look
      forward to hearing news from the conference.

      6th Pan African Reading For All Conference

      Tuesday, July 21, 2009

      Special Announcement: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o to Attend Conference and Give
      Keynote Address


      The Organising Committee of the 6th Biennial Pan African Reading for All
      Conference, and Prof Mlinzi M Mulokozi, Chairperson of the National
      Committee, are very proud to announce that Ngugi Wa Thiong'o will address
      the conference plenary on Tuesday 11 August and take part in this

      Ngugi has earned his reputation as East Africa's most famous living writer,
      and his novels are required reading throughout Africa. His courage in the
      face of political repression and his masterful command of fiction make Ngugi
      a role model for all of us striving to bring literacy to all of Africa.

      Click here to read Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's biography on his official website.

      Click here to view photos on Ngugi's website.

      Our heartfelt thanks to the Pearson Foundation for helping make this


      Posted by 6th Pan African Reading For All Conference at 7:09 AM 0 comments

      Labels: ngugi wa thiong'o, Pearson Foundation

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