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Thursday, 19 September, 2019 - 11:30

Sarah Nuttall

You are warmly invited to the next in WISER’s continuing series on The State of Literary Studies in South Africa Colette Gordon (English, Wits University) An Inconvenient Narrator:  Dissonant Reading in the English Department This paper more

Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 15:00
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Tinashe Mushakavanhu


Monday, 7 October, 2019 - 15:00
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Nkgopoleng Moloi

This paper investigates, theorises and seeks to understand the movement of womxn in and around Johannesburg—interrogating the politics of gender and sexuality as it relates to migration and mobility. I am interested in an inquiry into ways more

Monday, 14 October, 2019 - 15:00
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Catherine Burns

This paper traces the rise of private medicine and private hospitals, and related to this private health insurance, in two countries in Africa with particular reference to kidney disease and draws in commentary on a related rising maternal more

Monday, 21 October, 2019 - 15:00
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Hannah Joy Dawson

A wealth of new writing has emerged around the future of labour, focusing on thinking beyond employment in imagining the futures of ‘surplus populations’ no longer needed by labour markets. These new imaginaries include radically expanded more