Transcription of the 13th Steve Biko Annual Memorial Lecture by Dr Ben Okri at UCT on 12 September 2012
Molweni! Vice-Chancellor, Max Price, Mr Nkosinathi Biko, members of the extraordinary Biko family, members of the Board of Trustees, the Minister of National Planning, Deputy-Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, distinguished guests, comrades, ladies and gentlemen - and in South African parlance, all protocols observed.
14 Sep 2012
Media conference with Ben Okri re: 13th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture at UCT
The Steve Biko Memorial lecture will be delivered at the University of Cape Town on Wednesday, 12 September 2012, by Ben Okri, Nigerian poet, novelist and one of the foremost African writers in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions. Professor Okri has published 10 novels, including The Famished Road, as well as collections of poetry, short stories and essays. The lecture, which marks the 35th anniversary of Biko's death, will be hosted by UCT and the Steve Biko Foundation at 18:00 in Jameson Hall, Upper Campus.
10 Sep 2012