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Africa at Noon – Aaron Mushengyezi
November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Translating Ugandan Oral Literature for Children”
Dean of the School of Languages, Literature, and Communication
Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda
Dr. Mushengyezi will discuss the form and social relevance of Ugandan oral children’s texts. His project is the first in Uganda to comprehensively collect and contextually study oral literature targeting young people, while at the same time surveying the historiography of collecting such materials in Uganda from the colonial era to date.