Opinion

Shakespeare in South African schools: to die, to sleep – or perchance to dream?

William Shakespeare is a sometimes controversial figure in South Africa’s school...

Gender-marking is so 1800s. Stop it!

My name is Vuyo. Just Vuyo to most people. In full, it’s Vuyolwethu. On a daily basis, I interact with strangers via email, and I get mistaken for a man. Growing...
Sol PLaatje University

Kimberley: You beauty of literature

It was 4:00 am in the morning. The air in my room, humid from a night spend with closed windows, felt heavy on my lungs as I took it in with...

3 reasons why we must support Abantu Literature Festival

Abantu Literature Festival that was launched with much fanfare and as a knee-jerk reaction to the boycott of the highly-acclaimed Franschoek Literary Festival, is inviting average citizens to be its patrons....
Ngugi wa ThiongÕ,

Ngũgĩ wa Thiongo’s public lecture at Wits University

3 March 2017 - Wits University Knowledge of mother tongue is power, the lack of is enslavement says legendary author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o. The celebrated author delivered a public lecture on Thursday, 2...
video

On the Map: Sabata-mpho Mokae

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hAFBSC0KE4 "On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. The series is produced by the IWP...

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