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To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Bessie Head's birth, Bessie Head Heritage
is planning a number of celebrations in July 2007, including a Symposium,
with the support of the English Department of the University of Botswana,
in Gaborone on 5-6 July 2007. Proposals are welcomed on any aspect of
Bessie Head's work or life. Please send abstracts or outlines of no more
than 500 words to one of the following before 30 November 2006:

Dr. Mary Lederer
ledererm at

Dr. Leloba Molema
molemals at

Ms. Seatholo Tumedi
tumedism at
shadisquared at

You may also post them to

Dr. Mary Lederer
P.O. Box 70401

We also invite submissions in other media (music, art, drama, etc.) for display or performance in Gaborone or Serowe (15-16-17 July 2007) or both. Please contact
Dr. Lederer, Dr. Molema, or Ms. Tumedi any time before the end of January 2007.

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