Writing Africa: 50 years

Sunday 3rd July 2016

14:00 – 16:30

Eliot/ Ogot Room

FREE – Advanced booking required (email afrikultinfo@gmail.com) 

The workshop marks the 50th anniversary of Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino, Grace Ogot’s Promised Land and Flora Nwapa’s Efuru. Through an engaging series of practical and interactive exercises, we will explore the representation of Africa in literature, in rural, urban and cosmopolitan settings.

This workshop is organised by Afrikult: an online forum for people to connect, explore and expand knowledge on African literature and culture combined. Afrikult. aims to make African literature less exotic, less highbrow and more accessible.