RESEARCH INTERESTS


South African, African and Postcolonial Literature and Culture

Debates on Decoloniality and Intersectionality

Multilingualism and Translation 

Critical University Studies and the significance of this field for the Humanities in South Africa

Gender Studies, particularly the legacies of colonial patriarchies

J.M. Coetzee

Poststructuralism

Cape Chronicles (see www.seapointpromenade.blogspot.com)



TEACHING AREAS 


South African, African and Postcolonial Literature and Culture

Debates on Decoloniality and Intersectionality 

Poststructuralism

Recently taught courses at New York University (2014):
"South African Fiction and Culture" - undergraduate seminar
"Writing Africa" - graduate seminar

Recently completed supervisions:

Tamlyn Ross, "The Apartheid Censors' Responses to the Work of Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral and Steve Biko", MA thesis, Stellenbosch University, 2013.

Andrea Buchanan, "Perspectives of Estrangement: England and Englishness in the Novels of Justin Cartwright", MA thesis, Stellenbosch University, 2013.

Emmanuel Ngwira, "Writing Marginality: Authorship, History and Gender in the Fiction of ZoĆ« Wicomb and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie", PhD thesis, Stellenbosch University, 2013.

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