The 8th (eighth) annual Africa Century International African Writers Conference (ACIAWC) invites papers and panel proposals, interpreting the theme:
“Africa Writing in Tongues: Towards Social, Political, Heritage and Culture Justice”
Celebrating UNESCO’s International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019)
7th November 2019
Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History of South Africa. Bosman and Visagie Streets Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0002
Abstract Submission Opens: February 25 2019
Deadline for Abstract Submissions: June 10 2019
Deadline for submission of full papers for accepted abstracts: 31st October 2019
Prof Mandla Makhanya
Principal and Vice Chancellor – University of South Africa
8th International African Writers Day Lecture
“Africa Writing in Tongues: Towards Social, Political, Heritage and Cultural Justice”
Muyanga Innocent Ziba
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Founded by the wRite associates, in partnership with the National Department of Arts and Culture in 2005, the main aim of the South African Literary Awards is to pay tribute to South African writers who have distinguished themselves as ground-breaking producers and creators of literature, while it celebrates literary excellence in the depiction and sharing of South Africa’s histories, value systems and philosophies and art as inscribed and preserved in all the languages of South Africa, particularly the official languages.
Formed in 2000, the wRite associates is a one-stop events & project management company with a particular focus on the arts, culture and heritage realm. South Africa’s and Africa’s literary heritage remains one of the major focus areas for the company.