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Alumni networking and book discussion

When: Thursday, 02 August 2018 - Thursday, 02 August 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus West
Wits Club, West Room
Start time:18:00

Yumna Patel

011 717 1091



Authors Nthikeng Mohlele and Niq Mhlongo discuss their work with alumni

Nthikeng Mohlele obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Art, Publishing Studies and African Literature from Wits. He is the author of four critically acclaimed novels: The Scent of Bliss, Small Things, Rusty Bell and Pleasure. His latest novel is Michael K.

Niq Mhlongo is the author of three novels – Dog Eat Dog, After Tears and Way Back Home – and two collections of short stories: Affluenza and Soweto, Under The Apricot Tree. His recent work grapples with issues such as crime, xenophobia, racism, homophobia, the new black elite and land distribution.

17h30 – 18h00: Arrival and registration
18h00 – 18h05: Welcome by Tlou Legodi
18h05 – 19h15: Talk
19h15 – 19h45: Q&A
19h45 – 19h55: Vote of thanks by Prof Isabel Hofmeyr

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