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English Department presents seminar

Speaker: Annie Gagiano (English, Stellenbosch) Title: The Politics of Cruelty and the Witnessing Child in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India (1991) and Hisham Matar’s In the Country of Men (2006) Date: Thursday, 13 October 2011 Time: 12:00-13:00                         Venue: “Yellow”/“Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building. All welcome!

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Seminar: History as Witchcraft: a Poster Reading

The English Department is hosting a seminar entitled History as Witchcraft: a Poster Reading. Speaker: Robert Muponde (English, Wits) Title: History as Witchcraft: a Poster Reading Date: Thursday, 6 October 2011 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Yellow”/“Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information email megsam@sun.ac.za.  All welcome!

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Seminar: Being at Sea: Ontologising the Sea Narrative

The English Department is hosting a seminar on Thursday, 29 September. Speaker: Dawid de Villiers (English, Stellenbosch) Title: Being at Sea: Ontologising the Sea Narrative Date: Thursday, 29 September 2011 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Yellow”/“Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information email megsam@sun.ac.za. All welcome!

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Seminar: Postmodernism Adrift: Intertextuality and Plagiarism in Yann Martell’s The Life of Pi”

English Department Speaker: Michael Titlestad (English, Wits) Title: Postmodernism adrift: intertextuality and plagiarism in Yann Martell’s The Life of Pi” Date: Thursday 15 September 2011 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Yellow”/“Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information, e-mail megsam@sun.ac.za All welcome!  

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Seminar: Peter Abrahams, Langston Hughes, and the Black Atlantic

English Department Speaker: Shane Graham (English, Utah State University, USA) Title: “Peter Abrahams, Langston Hughes, and the Black Atlantic” Date: Monday 19 September 2011 Time: 13:00-14:00 Venue: “Yellow”/“Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information, e-mail megsam@sun.ac.za All welcome!

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Seminar: The Township Now – Masculinities in Motion: Mobility, the Township and the Spectacular

Seminar: The Township Now – Masculinities in Motion: Mobility, the Township and the Spectacular  English Department and Transitions & Translations Theme Research Seminar Speaker:  Megan Jones (WISER, Wits); Respondents: Isabel Hofmeyr (Wits/STIAS) & Wamuwi Mbao (SU); Chair: Sarah Nuttall (SU) Title: The Township now – Masculinities in Motion: Mobility, the Township and the Spectacular Date: 1 […]

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Seminar: From Husbandry to Organic Destruction: The Role of Nature in C. Louis Leipoldt’s Valley Trilogy

Speaker: Riaan Oppelt (English Department, SU)Title: From Husbandry to Organic Destruction: The Role of Nature in C. Louis Leipoldt’s Valley Trilogy Date: Thursday 27 August 2009 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information email megsam@sun.ac.za All welcome!

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English Department Seminar: Tsotsi Transformed: Reinventing Fugard for the New South Africa

Speaker: Dan Lehman (Ashland, USA, and past Fulbright Scholar in English, SU) Title: Tsotsi Transformed: Reinventing Fugard for the New South Africa Date: Thursday 20 August Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building. All welcome! For further information contact Meg Samuelson at tel 021 808 2043 […]

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Seminar: Old and new fictions: rearranging the geographies of urban space and identities in post-2007 Zimbabwean fiction

Speaker: Kizito Muchemwa (Zimbabwe Open University & English Department, SU)Title: Old and new fictions: rearranging the geographies of urban space and identities in post-2007 Zimbabwean fiction Date: Thursday 6 August 2009 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information email megsam@sun.ac.za All welcome!

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