Prof. David Rubadiri's Memorial Symposium

Event Date
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 2:00pm
Event Info

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences through the Department of Literature is organizing a symposium to celebrate the life and work of Prof. David James Rubadiri. The symposium will take place on 12th October, 2018 from 2:00pm-6:00pm in the University Main Hall. It will feature speeches, a panel discussion on the life and works of Prof. Rubadiri, performance of his poems, and screening of a short documentary film on his life.

The Principal, Prof. Edward K. Kirumira, cordially invites you all to the event.

Brief about Prof. Rubadiri

Prof. Rubadiri was an iconic literary scholar who spent his formative years in Uganda, where he attended Kings College Budo and later studied at Makerere University graduating in 1955 with a Bachelors degree in English Literature and History.

He rose through the ranks to become a professor in literature. He was a renowned literary scholar, celebrated poet, playwright and novelist. He was among the original professors that Makerere University’s legacy was built upon.

Event Venue
Makerere University Main Hall
Category by Unit
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Dr Okot Benge, Head Department of Literature, Makerere University/Email: benge@chuss.mak.ac.ug/Tel: +256752374343, +256772374343