For Poetry lovers, Tontoma Meet and Greet Special returns with much more surprises. Taking place on August 24 at 32° East Ugandan Arts Trust Kansanga off Ggaba Road, will be a special feature with Poet Bohdan Piasecki .
Bohdan has been a yearly visiting Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham’s Department of Film and Creative Writing since 2011, with duties ranging from teaching individual lectures to planning and delivering entire modules, as well as supervising dissertation work on BA and MA levels. He has held the post of Director of Education for the pioneering Spoken Word Education programme, as part of the MA in Creative Writing and Education in 2014-15 and worked as a Lecturer at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities before moving to the UK.Bohdan holds a PhD in Translation Studies from the University of Warwick, and his research interests include the politics of representation through literary translation, live poetry in translation, poetry as activism, authorship and identity in spoken word poetry, and translation as creative practice. End