Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reclaiming Afrikaans

Members from the Afrikaaps production made a turn in Manenberg and spoke to youth about reclaiming language, identity and instilling pride in their own culture, reclaiming Afrikaans with a Kaapse twist.

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Reading Nadine Gordimer

Tessa Hadley, regular contributor to ‘The New Yorker’ reads and discusses Nadine Gordimer’s 1975 story, ‘City Lovers’.

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A conversation with Kurt Vonnegut

In a 1991 interview with Michael Atwood, the late Kurt Vonnegut discusses the importance of reading, the implications of the first Gulf War, censorship and suicide, and U.S. history.

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South African zeitgeist 2012: a satirical chronicle

Kate Ellis-Cole attends the launch of But Will It Stand Up In Court, and is treated to a recap of the year’s local news events, Zapiro style.

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