Skip to main content
Skip to main menu


Dr. Mildred Barya Speaks at COMPASS Lecture Series

The Comparative Literature Department welcomed Dr. Mildred Barya on February 20, 2020 to speak for the COMPASS Lecture Series. Dr. Barya is a writer and poet from Uganda. She is currently an Assistant Professor at The University of North Carolina-Asheville, teaching creative writing. Dr. Barya has been awarded the Pan African Literary Forum Prize for African Fiction and has gained recognition for her poetry. She has worked as a journalist and travel writer, as well as a Human Resource Advisor for Ernst & Young in Uganda.





Upcoming Events

Miller Learning Center, MLC, Room 0248

MLC Head Terrace - Outside

Support us

We appreciate your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. 

Click here to learn more about giving.

Every dollar given has a direct impact upon our students and faculty.