- 9½ drives abstract academy africa south archive autobio borrowing history cape town chsal conferences early days environmental humanities image islands journal literary nonfiction main road N2 other writers oulipo poetry poster public lecture review seminar site specific sound unusable pasts visual art wild reckoning world literature writers on writing
Tag Archives: unusable pasts
Risk, collaboration and collapse in post-TRC narrative. The Eleventh International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies ‘Literary Journalism: Telling the Untold Stories’. Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande so Sul. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 19-21 May 2016. The TRC’s purpose was not … Continue reading
Literary biography and the limits of ‘research’. Visions of Tsafendas | Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies Volume 16, Issue 4, 2015. Research seminar, research cluster, research output. The word is almost a fetish within the contemporary academy—but … Continue reading
Fragments from a walking residency across the Cape Peninsula. Three images from our walking residency, 6-12 December 2015. The first is the official prompt for this exercise (me and Meghna at Smitswinkel Camp). The second is one I asked Barry … Continue reading
Unparliamentary behaviour, now and then. This is just a glimpse of my Experiences in an Abnormal World. I intend writing a Book if I ever have the opportunity, but medical attention is what I need at present. Demetrios Tsafendas, Letter from … Continue reading
New Maps of Africa. Review of Teju Cole, Every Day is for the Thief (Faber, 2014) and Mark Gevisser, Dispatcher: Lost and Found in Johannesburg. (Granta, 2014). New Statesman 13-19 June, 2014.
Oxford Centre for Life Writing | 20 – 22 September 2013 | Archive and Public Culture gazette. …Stories, like objects, have contours and patterns. And certain objects might allow us to tell stories that are shaped more irregularly and are more … Continue reading
Revised version presented at The Lives of Objects: Inaugural Conference of the Oxford Centre for Life Writing, Wolfson College, directed by Hermione Lee | 20-22 September 2013.