Lecture on African Children's Literature

Aaron Mushengyezi, a Ford Foundation International Fellow from Uganda, will deliver a lecture at Sarah Lawrence College on Thursday, Sept. 29. The event is open to the public and will be held in Titsworth Lecture Hall at 5:30 p.m. For additional information, please call 914-395-2411.

Mushengyezi’s lecture, entitled "Nkore and Ganda Children's Rhymes, Play Songs, and Games: Audience, Mnemonics, and Function," is sponsored by Africana Studies, the Literature Division, and the Joseph Campbell Chair in the Humanities.

Mushengyezi, pursuing his doctoral degree in Children's Literature, Literary Theory, and Third World Cinema at the University of Connecticut, is a lecturer at Makerere University in Kampala and has published a wide range of poetry, fiction, journalism, and scholarly articles in both East Africa and the US.