Prof. Abdulrazak Gurnah (University of Kent, UK)
"Learning to Read"
Prof. Euphrase Kezilahabi (University of Botswana, Gaborone)
“Dialogic Swahili Literature: Key to Harmonization in Diversity”
Prof. Said A. M. Khamis (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
“‘Nguvu’ vs. ‘Power’: The Resilience of Swahili as Shown in Literature and Translation”
Yvonne Owuor (Nairobi)
“O-Swahili: Language and Liminality”Profile Abstract
Joyce Nyairo (Ford Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya) unfortunately had to cancel her keynote lecture at short notice.