Monthly Archives: July 2011

Judith Butler

The event featured here, “Conversation with Judith Butler” (21 July 2011, Conservatorium, University of Stellenbosch), was introduced by Prof Meg Samuelson (English, US) as one that was being presented by six different entities: The Department of English and the Department […]

Variations on an Atlantic theme

Locations and Locutions Lecture Series, Stellenbosch University. ANNEL PIETERSE Additional reporting by Leon de Kock The Locations & Locutions series of lectures is an initiative of the Graduate School in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Stellenbosch University. […]

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Cabin Fever

Launch of Diane Awerbuck’s short story collection, Cabin Fever, Friday 8 July, Kalk Bay Books, Cape Town. LEILA BLOCH “People read for lots of reasons,” says Diane Awerbuck to her interviewer, Henrietta Rose-Innes. “It can be nourishing, in a non-threatening […]

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Auetsa Conference

By Leon de Kock Easily the most controversial paper at the Auetsa (Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa) conference (12-15 July, Rhodes University) was delivered by Gareth Cornwell, professor of English at Rhodes. Cornwell ended his paper, “Literary […]

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Homage to a White History

Suzy Bell reviews this year’s National Arts Festival and looks forward to a more Afro-centric Festival reflecting our continent There is no such thing as a singular history but at this year’s National Arts Festival in Grahamstown the Main programme […]

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Ivan Vladislaviċ: Double Negative

Die toonaard tussen teks en beeld in Fourie Botha se Donkerkamer

Bekendstelling van Fourie Botha se debuutbundel Donkerkamer, Donderdag 30 Julie, The Book Lounge, Kaapstad KARLIEN VAN DER SCHYFF Daar bestaan ’n alombekende, geykte truïsme dat ’n beeld meer as ’n duisend woorde werd is, alhoewel digters kwalik sou saamstem. Fourie […]

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