Theme: Pan Africanism in the 21st Century: Literature as a Prompt for African Unity


Afrika-Writes proudly presents ‘The Renaissance,’ an event dedicated to celebrating the beauty, diversity, and intellectual richness of Africa’s cultural heritage. The theme delves into the essence of Pan-Africanism, spotlighting literature as a catalyst for fostering unity across the continent.

Exploring Pan-Africanism Through Literature

The theme focuses on the pivotal role of literature in shaping and advancing the Pan-African movement in the 21st century. The event aims to ignite conversations that challenge stereotypes about Africa while shedding light on the continent’s ongoing struggle against imperialist domination. Through the lens of literature, the event will examine how storytelling, poetry, and prose have become instrumental tools in advocating for African unity.

Keynote Speakers

The event will feature illuminating keynotes by esteemed scholars:

  • Prof Udenta O. Udenta: An authority in African literature and intellectual discourse, Prof Udenta brings insightful perspectives on the role of literature in fostering Pan-African ideals.
  • Dr Lizi Ben-Iheanachor: Renowned for her work in cultural studies and activism, Dr. Lizi Ben-Iheanachor will explore the intersection of literature, unity, and the African narrative.

A Fusion of Artistic Expressions

The Renaissance is not only an intellectual dialogue but a celebration of artistic expressions. Experience captivating performances in poetry, spoken word, music, and a captivating potpourri that encapsulates the vibrancy of African creativity.

Event Details:

  • Date: 9th December, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM
  • Venue: No. 18 Manzini Street, Wuse Zone 4
  • Attendance is free!!!

For More Information:

Contact us at or call +2347030285995 for inquiries, ticket details, and any additional information.

Join us as we delve into the heart of Pan Africanism through the lens of literature, celebrating unity, diversity, and the richness of African cultural heritage at The Renaissance – an event by Afrika-Writes.


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