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Coppen won for his groundbreaking socio-political play, Tin Bucket Drum
Acts of Transgression will be launched on UCT's Hiddingh Campus, with a lineup of performances & addresses
Join author Vibeke Viestad and Wits archaeologist Amanda Esterhuysen for the launch of Dress as Social Relations at the Origins Centre
What are democracies meant to do? And how does one know when one is a democratic state?
"Jackie was concerned about the turn-out, but it looks as if the whole of Black Sash is here," a close friend of author Jacklyn Cock quipped at the ...
"This book is an attempt to make sense of black life and black history from a continental perspective."
Generations of people from across Africa, Europe and Asia have turned metal from the depths of the earth into Africa’s wealthiest, most dynamic and ...
How did left thought address the National Question, especially during the apartheid years?
A collection of the most significant nonfiction writings of Zoë Wicomb.