Arts & Culture

Poetry and Resistance in the 1970’s
A multitude of African poetics has populated the constantly shifting maps of Africa throughout the twentieth-century ..read more
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Sophiatown in Literature
An Invaluable Historical Source The literature on "life in Sophiatown" by a generation of prose writers, novelists, ..read more
Women in African Literature: Writing and Representation
Africa has produced a number of female authors who were, and still are, able to assert themselves as writers, both on a ..read more
Black Consciousness: Cultural Expression and Representation
Though first publicized as a respected medium for the liberation struggle in 1967, poetry and literary expression had ..read more
Spark: A Progressive Arts Project Publication
"On Language South Africa is a land of many languages, but these languages can be divided into two main categories ..read more
Black South African literature
The origins of Black South African literature in English lie in the Eastern Cape. The Glasgow Missionary Society ..read more
Nobel Prizes and South African Laureates
..to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind. Winning a Nobel Prize ..read more