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Book launch: Written under the skin: blood and intergenerational memory in South Africa

When: Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Humanities Graduate Centre, South West Engineering Building
Start time:14:00

The African Literature department, together with the Media Studies department at Wits will host the launch of Dr Carli Coetzee’s (Oxford University) new book.

Coetzee’s monograph, Written Under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa explores how a younger generation is disputing and debating the terms through which to understand contemporary South Africa, as well as for interpreting the legacies of the past that remain under the visible layer of skin. In this book, Coetzee uses the image of history-rich blood under the skin to explore approaches to intergenerational memory in the time of the #Fallists.


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