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African Studies Program to host conversation with International Writing Program residents, Oct. 19

October 10th, 2016

The African Studies Program invites you to attend their first event of the semester, titled "Writing Lives in Africa: A Conversation with Visiting African Writers ." This event will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in 302 Schaeffer Hall.

Join for the opportunity to have an informal conversation with UI International Writing Program residents to discuss the satisfactions and challenges for writers living in Africa.

Featured guests will include:

  • Priya Dala (South Africa)
  • Shenaz Patel (Mauritius)
  • Obari Gomba (Nigeria)
  • Ukamaka Olisakwe (Nigeria)
  • Christine Yohannes (Ethiopia)

This event is sponsored by the African Studies Program and International Programs.

To learn more about upcoming African Studies Program events, visit the ASP events page.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact James Giblin in advance at or (319) 335-2302.