University of Iowa

African Studies Program to host roundtable discussion with IWP residents, Sept. 19

August 30th, 2018

Join the African Studies Program for "A Roundtable with the 2018 IWP Residents from Africa." This event will take place on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. in S401 Pappajohn

Join featured guests for an informal discussion of literature in Africa, the lives and experience of Africa’s creative writers, and the relationship between creative writing and Africa’s current political and social condition.

Featured guests: 

Chris Abani
USA/Nigeria
fiction, non-fiction writer

Amara Nicole Okolo 
Nigeria 
fiction, non-fiction writer

Umar Timol 
Mauritius 
poet, fiction writer

Salah Badis 
Algeria 
poet, journalist

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 james-giblin@uiowa.edu or (319) 335-2302.

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