Stellenbosch University Museum invites submissions of artworks for the Forward? Forward! Forward… exhibition that aims to reimagine higher education in South Africa. The exhibition aims to bring together a collection of 100 artworks which re-imagines the future of Stellenbosch University and higher… Read More ›
Event: The Karin Barber Pop-Up Lab: “Generation and Regeneration” (09-10 September, University of Birmingham)
The Karin Barber Pop-Up Lab: “Generation and Regeneration” Journal of African Cultural Studies At University of Birmingham 9th and 10th September 2018 Over the course of her career, Karin Barber inaugurated the field of African popular culture studies, and has… Read More ›
We are delighted to announce the 4th International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Department of English Studies. The conference will take place in September, 2nd-6th, at Valley Lodge (South Africa). This is a call for… Read More ›
CFP: Africa in the World: Shifting Boundaries and Knowledge Production (abstracts deadline 31st Jan, 2018)
Who speaks with authority about Africa’s contemporary successes and failures? Is “the African Library” restricted to “europhone” scholarship? To what extent is post-colonialism a relevant lens through which we regard contemporary patterns, processes, and institutions? What is the state of… Read More ›
Event: Queer Feminist Film Festival (19th Jan, Cape Town) The African Gender Institute brings you an exciting event: the Queer Feminist Film Festival. We are proud to partner with Triangle Project, Bertha Movie House and OXFAM South Africa on this… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Stephanie Selvick I asked Makhosazana Xaba what it was like hearing that her debut collection of poetry, These Hands: Poems (2005), was accepted by Modjaji Books for a reprint due to demand by readers and teachers. “There is… Read More ›
4 Years, 42 Honeycomb Grain Silos, 1 Remarkable Museum – Will Zeitz MOCAA take us into an Afrofuture?
AiW Guest: Katarzyna Kubin. September was a busy month of cultural events in South Africa. The Jozi Book Fair in Johannesburg took place over three days from 31st August to 3rd September. The Open Book Festival followed in Cape Town… Read More ›
Q&A: The Importance of Writing and the Benefits of Travel – An interview with Iman Verjee at Open Book 2017.
AiW Guest: Katarzyna Kubin. Iman Verjee is a novelist living in Nairobi, Kenya with two novels published by the award-winning independent, Oneworld Publications: Who will Catch us as we Fall (2016) and In Between Dreams (2014). Both novels were promoted… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Katarzyna Kubin. One of the most exciting, world-class literary events, the Open Book Festival, takes place annually at the start of spring in Cape Town, South Africa, spear-headed by the independent bookshop, The Book Lounge, and the renowned Fugard… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Oyedepo Olukotun It is interesting to observe that a number of the 2017 summer exhibitions in London, UK, have coalesced around the storyline of Blackness. On the forefront with this storyline is Tate Modern’s Soul of a Nation:… Read More ›
Jozi Book Fair 31 August – 3 September 2017, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg In partnership with the City of Johannesburg, the ninth Jozi Book Fair takes place from 31 August – 3 September 2017 at Mary Fitzgerald Square,… Read More ›
Open Book Festival 6-10 September 2017, Cape Town Open Book Programme is Live! A record number of events at Open Book Festival The full programme of events has been announced for the seventh Open Book Festival. The Festival takes… Read More ›
The Keiskamma Guernicas – (re)making experiences of HIV/AIDS in the Eastern Cape. 3 short films from ‘Guernica Remakings’ (3).
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. AiW note: this post is the last continuing our AiW series about the project, book, and exhibition Guernica Remakings (University of Brighton, July 31 – August 23). Curated by our Guest Author Dr Nicola Ashmore, the… Read More ›
The Keiskamma Guernicas – (re)making experiences of HIV/AIDS in the Eastern Cape. 3 short films from ‘Guernica Remakings’ (2)
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. AiW note: This post continues our AiW series about the project, book, and exhibition Guernica Remakings. Curated by our Guest Author Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton, July 31 – August 23), the exhibition features visual… Read More ›
The Keiskamma Guernicas – (re)making experiences of HIV/AIDS in the Eastern Cape. 3 short films from ‘Guernica Remakings’ (1).
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. This post continues our AiW series about the project and upcoming exhibition Guernica Remakings, curated by our Guest Author Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton, July 31 – August 23). The exhibition features visual artworks from across the… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Nicola Ashmore. This post marks the first in an AiW series introducing the project and upcoming exhibition, Guernica Remakings, curated by Dr Nicola Ashmore (University of Brighton). The exhibition, which opens next week (July 31), involves the display… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Kimmy Beach Bent is a gifted jazz pianist who plays in seedy nightclubs, lives in the “Crack Radisson”—a run-down flat in a Johannesburg suburb—and doesn’t seem to need much more in his life. With that deceptively… Read More ›
AiW Guest: David Reiersgord This week, we will feature reviews of the five stories shortlisted for the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing. The prize winner will be announced on Monday 3 July. Today’s review is of South African author Magogodi… Read More ›
The Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre invite you to Open Book Festival 6 – 10 September 2017 LET THE READING BEGIN! The first announcement of the year is always a big moment for us. Finally we can share our… Read More ›