Category - FEMRITE@20 CONFERENCE

From 28th-30th July 2016, FEMRITE in partnership with Miles Morland, American Embassy, African Women’s Development Fund and Makerere University Literature Department celebrated 20 years of committed service to the arts and culture sector in Uganda and beyond. The major activity was an international Conference on the theme; FEMRITE@20; Rethinking African Literature. The conference took place at the school of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala – Uganda. Other activities included a teleconference at the American Embassy, book launches, a poetry night and a cocktail. The events brought together writers and other artists, civil society organizations working in the arts, writers, and academics from all over the world.