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Wits Press exhibits at Vrystaat Literary Festival

When: Monday, 11 July 2016 - Saturday, 16 July 2016
Where: Off campus
Start time:12:11
Enquiries:  or call (011) 717-8700

Wits University Press authors will participate at the Vrystaat Literary Festival in Bloemfontein.

Authors and scholars include: Professor Achille Mbembe (On the Postcolony); Tshepo Moloi, (Place of Thorns: Black political protest in Kroonstad since 1976); Professors Bob and Mary Scholes (Climate change: Briefings from South Africa); John Kani (Missing: a play); Jill Weintroub (Dorothea Bleek: A life of scholarship)and Susan Booysen (Dominance and Decline: The ANC in the time of Jacob Zuma).

Discussions by these authors will cover a diversity of topics ranging from climate change and its effects on agriculture in the Free State to a discussion on the influence of apartheid on our narrative of the places that shaped us, to how biographers rewrite history as well as a discussion on the prospects for South Africa. Programme.

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