6th Pan African Reading For All Conf., 10-14/8/09, Dar es Salaam
- 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
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
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]