Lecture: Mildred Barya

Mildred Barya will give a talk on her poetry. Barya is a Ugandan poet and fiction writer who has authored three poetry books: Give Me Room to Move My Feet (Amalion Publishing, 2009), The Price of Memory After the Tsunami (Mallory International, 2006), and Men Love Chocolates But They Don’t Say (Femrite Publications, 2002). She teaches creative writing at University of North Carolina, Asheville, and is a board member of African Writers Trust.

This event is organized by COMPASS, the Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, in conjunction with the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the African Studies Institute, and the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:00pm

Memorial Hall, Adinkra Hall / Room 404
101 Sanford Drive, Athens, GA 30605

Event Type

Lectures and Discussions


Current Students, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Community, Prospective Students


Arts & Culture, Literary Arts


Women’s Interest

African Studies Institute, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Department of Comparative Literature
Event Contact Name

Subhraleena Deka

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