October 6: African Literature and Publishing Platforms with Stanford University

From brick-and-mortar libraries to virtual magazines, cultural institutions provide vital infrastructure for the promotion of African literature. As audiences for African literature continue to grow, African creatives are pursuing increasingly innovative ways to celebrate local talent and foster global reading communities. Join us for a panel featuring three powerhouse figures in the literary world—Edwige-Renée Dro, …

September 11: Virtually Yours with Rémy Ngamije

I continue “Virtually Yours” my partnership with Goethe Namibia, a series of online discussions with contemporary authors from Africa. “Virtually Yours” aims to create an online platform for avid readers, writers, academics, publishers, agents, and anyone else interested in literature by writers from Africa. The series of online discussions held once a month from October …

August 14: Virtually Yours with Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu

I continue “Virtually Yours” my partnership with Goethe Namibia, a series of online discussions with contemporary authors from Africa. “Virtually Yours” aims to create an online platform for avid readers, writers, academics, publishers, agents, and anyone else interested in literature by writers from Africa. The series of online discussions held once a month from October …

Video: UCT Great Text/Big Questions

I kicked off this year’s UCT’s Great Texts/Big Questions today with the topic, Creativity in The Face of Crisis. Check out the lecture I conducted below; Great Text/Big Questions – Lecture 1 with Zukiswa Wanner from Institute for Creative Arts on Vimeo.