Egara Kabaji, Ph.D. Students, public invited to attend informal talk during 'lunch-and-learn' on March 31
March 26, 2009
LANCASTER – Dr. Egara Kabaji, a Visiting Fulbright Scholar teaching at HACC this semester, will lead an informal, drop-in "lunch-and-learn" session from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in room 329 of the East Building of the Lancaster Campus, 1641 Old Philadelphia Pike.
Faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to join Kabaji as he talks about his native Kenya and concepts of African identity and literature. A question-and-answer period will be held. Participants should bring their own lunch.
Kabaji, who came to HACC in January, is teaching a course on African literature at the Harrisburg Campus. In addition, he is visiting each of HACC’s regional campuses to interact with faculty and students. He is at HACC through May.
Kabaji, a renowned scholar, is on the faculty of the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in Kenya. An expert on African literature and culture, he has a master’s degree in literary and folkloristic studies from Kenyatta University in Nairobi and a Ph.D. in English from the University of South Africa. He has written many newspaper articles, documentary and television scripts, hosted his own radio show, and has published 19 fiction books.
Kabaji also is well-versed in Kenyan politics and worked in Rwanda.
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