Lecture explores Kenya’s linguistic diversity

Gitahi Gititi‚ professor of English and African−American studies at the University of Rhode Island‚ will deliver a lecture titled “Kenya: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity” Thursday‚ Sept. 7‚ at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center. The lecture is part of the on−going Year of Kenya series. The event is free and open to the public.

Georgia (Sep 6, 2006) — Gitahi Gititi‚ professor of English and African−American studies at the University of Rhode Island‚ will deliver a lecture titled “Kenya: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity” Thursday‚ Sept. 7‚ at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center. The lecture is part of the on−going Year of Kenya series. The event is free and open to the public.

Gititi‚ a poet who has been published in English‚ Gikuyu and Spanish‚ is associate editor of Mutiiri‚ a Gikuyu−language journal of arts and culture.

Gititi received his bachelor’s degree at Kenyatta University‚ his master’s at the University of Nairobi‚ Kenya‚ and his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota.

A full schedule of the fall Year of Kenya events is available here.

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