RESEARCH INTERESTS


South African, African and Postcolonial Literature and Culture

Gender Studies, particularly the legacies of colonial patriarchies

J.M. Coetzee

Critical University Studies and its significance for the Humanities in Africa

Poststructuralism

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


TEACHING AREAS 


South African, African and Postcolonial Literature and Culture
Gender Studies
J.M. Coetzee
Poststructuralism

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

Recently completed supervisions:

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

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

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

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