Creative Writing as Literary Activism: Decolonial Perspectives on the Writing Workshop

Madhu Krishnan*, Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This paper explores the concept of literary activism by reflecting on a coproductive creative writing project run by the University of Bristol (United Kingdom) and the Center for African Cultural Excellence (Uganda). It considers how the space of the creative writing workshop opens platforms for decolonial knowledge production.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
Volume7
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2020

Keywords

  • literary activism
  • creative writing
  • Uganda
  • workshops
  • decoloniality
  • Writivism

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