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FEMRITE/GOETHE AUTHOR, SUSAN NALUGWA KIGULI, WEDNESDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2017 6 PM AT GOETHE

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18th October 2017 at GOETHE

Susan Nalugwa Kiguli is an academic and poet. She holds a PhD in English from The University of Leeds (UK) sponsored by the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Literature, Makerere University. She was the African Studies Association Presidential Fellow, 2011 and this presented her with an opportunity to read her poetry at the Library of Congress, Washington DC in November, 2011. She was a Poet in Residence at the Siftung Kunst: Raum Sylt Quelle, Germany between October- November, 2008. . She was also among three African Poets who not only performed before the former President of Germany, His Excellency Horst Kohler in 2008 at the International Literature Festival Berlin but was also honoured as one of the poets to appear in his book on Africa entitled SCHISKAL AFRIKA, 2010. She has served as the chairperson of FEMRITE, Uganda Women Writers’ Association. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the African Writers Trust (AWT). She was the chief convener for both The 2nd Eastern African Literary & Cultural Studies Conference, August 2015 and Celebrating Ugandan Writing: Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino at 50, March, 2016 held at Makerere University, Uganda. She is the author of The African Saga and Home Floats in a Distance/Zuhause Treibt in der Ferne(Gedichte): a bilingual edition in English and German.

P.S The reading will be in English and German Dr. Susan Kiguli and Dr William Wagaba

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