Monthly Archives: May 2011

Imagining Collectives on a Bright Continent

Thoughts on the workshop Transitions and Translations: Africa in Local and Global Imaginaries Last week Stellenbosch University hosted the first inter-African-national conversation between academics working in or around the fields of literature, linguistics and social anthropology.  The intention was to […]

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June InZync Poetry Session

Come and join us at Amazink Eatery in Kayamandi for our thrid Inzync Poetry Session on the 3rd of June! Our featured poets for the night are Marlene van Niekerk, Khanyisile Mbongwa and Adrian Different. There’ll also be an open […]

Reports on the Franschhoek Literary Festival

Dear South African Poets… – Nicole Eberhard In a drafty school hall in Franschhoek, on a rather cold and misty Friday afternoon, nine poets who contributed to Letter to South Africa: Poets calling the State to Order (Umuzi, 2010) gather to […]

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Report on the second InZync Poetry Session – Leon de Kock

It’s not just me who’s raving about the second InZync Poetry Session at AmaZink in Kayamandi last Friday night – ask anyone who was there. Ask poets Danie Marais and Marius Swart, or writer-at-large in Stellenbosch Pierre van der Spuy. […]

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InZync Poetry Session: Open Mic

Local poets, including Youth Connection, Tatheng, Cinelo and Lucy Graham, perform at the second InZync Poetry Session @ Amazink, Kayamandi. Proudly hosted by SLiP. InZync Poetry Session: Open mic (2 of 4)  InZync Poetry Session: Open mic (3 of 4)  InZync […]

Crime & Writing – Jean and John Comaroff

Jean and John Comaroff (University of Chicago) talk about crime and writing at the Stellenbosch University English Department and the Transitions & Translations Research Theme Seminar on the 9th of May 2011. Crime & Writing – Jean and John Comaroff […]