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POWO November Meetup

POWO Organizing Team

Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EAT)

Nairobi South, Kenya

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 Is there a Place for African Languages Online and what is the role of Creative Writers in the spread of these Languages on the Internet?

Poets and Writers Online (POWO) is a forum for Poets and Writers with blogs and those with an interest in using the internet in promotion of, or as a platform for their writing.

19th November, 2011 ( 10.30am – 1pm)

The IHub located on 4th flr of Bishop Magua Building along Ngong Road (opposite Uchumi Ngong Rd.)

Who should attend?
Creative Writers, Poets, Linguists, bloggers, anyone with an interest in writing and African Languages

Guest Speakers

Dr. Chege Githiora - Chair, Center of African Studies & Senior Lecturer in Kiswahili - University of London

Marie -  Laure le Guen - Global Voices French Translator, Avid Reader with interest in African Languages

Wanjohi wa Kigogoine - Blogger in English and Gikuyu

Keguro Macharia - Associate Professor- English and COmparative Literature- University of Maryland, College Park

Prof. Iraki - Associate Professor of French and Linguistics - United States International University

Kelvin J. - Sheng Linguist


 Poetry performances by

 Jacob Oketch - Perfomance Poet in English and Dholuo

Njeri Wangari - Performance Poet in English, Kiswahili and Gikuyu

Teardrops - Performance Poet in English, Kiswahili and Sheng

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When & Where

The iHub, Bishop Magua, Ngong Road

Nairobi South, Nairobi Area

Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EAT)

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