Africa in the language of scholarship
Staff are invited to a talk by African writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o as part of the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) conference, being held at the University from 6-8 September 2012.
Ngugi wa Thiongo will lead the conference as guest keynote speaker and will be hosting a talk on Africa in the Language of Scholarship which is to be open and free to all.
Ngugi studied at the Universitys School of English in the 1960s and has gone on to become one of Africas pre-eminent writers and cultural and political commentators, also receiving an honorary doctorate from the University in 2004.
Africa in the Language of Scholarship will be held:
On: Thursday 6 September
In: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
The event is free and open to all. Booking is not required.