Visiting French professors at CALS

Emeritus Professor Pierre Martinez from the University of Paris 8 and Professor Juvénal Ngorwanubusa from the University of Burundi recently visited the University of KwaZulu-Natal as part of a peer review process of the French discipline, initiated by the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie and the French Institute. Together with Professor Bernard De Meyer from the

Dr Uhuru Portia Phalafala visits CALS

Uhuru Portia Phalafala holds a PhD in African and black diaspora literatures, from the University of Cape Town. She is currently a lecturer at Stellenbosch University, where she teaches world literatures, African and black diaspora literatures, and poetry. Her research interests include the methodologies and formulations of the black archive, black intellectual cultures, black periodical

Dr Tyrone August visits CALS

Dr Tyrone August visits the Centre for African Literary Studies, 26-28 October 2016. He is working on a biography of Dennis Brutus up to the year 1966 when Brutus went into exile. Brutus was a poet, activist, educationalist and journalist. The Bernth Lindfors and James Currey archival collections at CALS contain valuable original correspondence and