Academic profiles

Research and publications        

The following are a few of the Departmental outputs:  

In 2017, the department jointly edited and compiled a new edition of  Voices of this land: an anthology of South African poetry in English. Pretoria, Van Schaik.  

 

RESEARCH   Academic profiles    

Prof. MA Brown (Head of Department)

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Accredited journals

Brown, M.A. (2011). Light on Shades: Complex Construction of Identity in the Poetry of Chris Mann.  English Academy Review, 28(1) pp. 64-72.

Brown, M.A. (2011). The Physics of Responsibility: Alternate Worlds and Adolescent Choices. Mousaion, 28(2) pp. 1-13.

Brown, M.A. (2010). Harry Potter and the reluctant reader. Mousaion, 27(2) pp. 47-57.

Brown, M.A. (2009). Between a rock and a hard place: hidden stories and The Hidden Star. Mousaion. 26(2) pp. 162-173.

Brown, M.A. (2008). Why are South Africans afraid of tokoloshes? Lion and The Unicorn. 32(3) pp. 260-270.

Reviews and Abstracts in DOE accredited journals

Brown, M.A. (2007). ‘The fixative of Earth and mind …’ Chris Mann, Adrian Craig and Julia Skeen. English Academy Review. 24(1), pp. 134-137.

Brown, M.A. (2011). Odd Numbers of How to Track the Eland through the Thorns. Scrutiny 2, pp. 66-69.

Accredited Conference Proceedings

Brown, Molly. 2013. Harry Potter and the Unsettling Subalterns. In L.Ciolfi,  and G. O’Brien, (Eds.). Magic Is Might 2012: Proceedings of the International Conference, Sheffield, (UK): Sheffield Hallam University, pp.134-144. ISBN 978-1-84387-359-4.

Conferences: Papers

Brown  Molly. 2013. Guilt, guns, girls and ghettos: adjacent futures in selected post-apartheid fantasies. Visions of the Future in Contemporary African Literatures and Cultures. University of Pretoria: 4 July.

Brown, Molly. 2013. Refracted romance: re-visioning the grail legend in Catherine Fisher’s Corbenic. 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, University of West Michigan: May 9-12.

Brown, M.A. (2007). “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Hidden Stories and The Hidden”.  3rd Conference on South African Children’s Literature. Potchefstroom, South Africa. 17-20 September.

Brown, M.A. (2008). “Reclaiming the Colonised Mind”: The Liberating fantasies of Duiker and Ihimaera.  Other Worlds: ACLAR 2008. Wellington, New Zealand. 27-29 June.

Brown, M.A. (2008). “Light on Shades: complex construction of identity in the poetry of Chris Mann.”  Poetics of Conflict and Reconciliation. Harrisonburg, USA. 16-18 Oct.

Brown, M.A. (2010). “Shades of meaning: revisioning traditional conceptions of identity in the poetry of Chris Mann.” 1st International AksitGoturk Conference. Istanbul, Turkey. 15-16 April.

Brown, M.A. (2010). “The physics of responsibility: alternate worlds and adolescent choices”. 2nd UNISA conference on reading promotion and storytelling for children. Pretoria, South Africa. 6-9 Oct.

Brown, M.A. (2011). “Death’s other Kingdoms’: Dangerous afterworlds in recent fantasy for young adults”.  20th Biennial Conference of the IRSCL: Fear and Safety in Children’s Literature, Brisbane, Australia.

Published paper in other peer-reviewed journal

Brown, M.A. (2008). Reclaiming the colonised mind: “The Liberating fantasies of Duiker and Ihimaera”. Explorations in Children’s Literature, 18(2), pp. 35-40.

 

Prof. D Medalie (Professor)
Prof. David Medalie
Accredited journals

2018. ‘Borrowed by the Wind’ (short story). As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology (Vol. II): African Perspectives on Gender, Social Justice and Sexuality. Auckland Park: Jacana; The Other Foundation. 

2017. Recognition: An Anthology of South African Short Stories. Selected and Introduced by David Medalie. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press. 288pp.

2017. ‘“The Line of Maurice: Forster, Hollinghurst and the “Social Fabric”’. English Studies in Africa. Vol 60, no.1. 46-59.

2017. ‘The Secret Knows’ (short story). New Contrast. Vol. 45, Winter 2017.   

2016. ‘“Remembering my life under apartheid with fondness”: the memoirs of Jacob Dlamini and Chris van Wyk’. English in Africa. Vol. 43, no.3. 43-60.

Medalie, D. (2013). ‘Myself creating what I saw’: sympathy and solipsism in Jane Austen’s Emma. English Studies in Africa. 56(2), pp.1-13. 

Medalie, D. (2012). 'To Retrace Your Steps': The Power of the Past in Post-Apartheid Literature. English Studies in Africa, 55(1), May: pp.3-15.

Medalie, D. (2010). ‘The Uses of Nostalgia’. English Studies in Africa, 53(1) pp. 35-44.

Medalie, D. (2010). Alan Paton’s Short Fiction: Authority and other quandaries in The Hero of Currie Road, 37(2) pp. 57-70.

Medalie, D. (2006). The Cry of Winnie Mandela: Njabulo Ndebele’s Post-Apartheid Novel. English Studies in Africa. 49(2) pp. 51-65.

Medalie, D. (2004). A century later: New fictional representations of the Boer War. Journal of Southern African Studies, 30 (2) June, pp. 377-392.

Medalie, D. (2004). ‘What dignity is there in that?’ The crisis of dignity in selected late twentieth century novels. Journal of Literary Studies / Tydskrif vir Literatuurwetenskap, 20 (1/2) June, pp. 48-61.

Medalie, D. (2004). The Widowhood of the Self: Vita Sackville-West’s All Passion Spent. English Academy Review, 21, pp. 12-21.

Medalie, D. (2003). The novels of Rhona Stern. English in Africa, 30(1) pp. 35-54.

Books/chapters in books

Medalie, David. (2013). The cry of Winnie Mandela: Njabulo Ndebele’s post-apartheid novel. Republished in Njabulo Ndebele, The cry of Winnie Mandela. Johannesburg: Picador, pp.268-289.

Medalie, D. (2002). E.M. Forster’s Modernism. Harmondsworth: Palgrave.

Medalie, D. (2007). Bloomsbury and Other Values. In The Cambridge Companion to E.M. Forster. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-54252-9. pp. 32-46.

Other articles/reviews/proceedings, etc.

Medalie, D. (2007).    South African poets on poetry. Interviews from New Coin 1992-2001. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 41(1), pp. 187-188.

Reviews and Abstracts in DOE accredited journals

Medalie, D. (2011). J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett, Modern Language Review, p. 1149-1150.

Conferences: Papers

Medalie, D. (2011). “Dystopia at the dying of two centuries: ‘Heart of Darkness’ and ‘Disgrace’”. Outposts of Progress: Joseph Conrad, Modernism and Postcolonialism, Cape Town, South Africa.

Invited scientific presentations/lectures

Medalie, David. (2013). At the dying of two centuries: Heart of darkness and Disgrace 17 April. University of Haifa, Israel. (Lecture given at the invitation of the head of the English Dept, Prof. D Erdinast-Vulcan.) 

Medalie, David. (2013). 'The power of the past in post-apartheid literature. 18 April. University of Haifa, Israel. (Lecture given at the invitation of the head of the English Dept, Prof. D Erdinast-Vulcan.)

Medalie, D. (2011). “To Retrace Your Steps”: The Power of the Past in Post-Apartheid Literature, presented to Academic, Pretoria.

Creative Writing

Books

Medalie, D. 2010. The Mistress’s Dog (Short Stories) Johannesburg: Picador Africa/ Pan Macmillan.

Note: This collection contains twelve stories, written between 1996 and 2010. Included are two prize-winning stories: ‘Recognition’ and ‘The Mistress’s Dog’. It was short-listed for the University of Johannesburg Literary Award in 2011.

Medalie, D. 2006. The Shadow Follows (Novel). Johannesburg: Picador Africa/ Pan Macmillan.

Note: This is my debut novel, which was published in April 2006. It has been very favourably reviewed in a number of publications, including the Mail and Guardian, Sunday Times, Sunday Independent, The Weekender and the Cape Times. It was short-listed for the Commonwealth Literary Award in the category of Best First Book (Africa region), and the M-Net Literary Award.

Short stories in anthologies

Medalie, D. 2011. ‘The Mistress’s Dog’. To See the Mountain and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2011. Oxford: New Internationalist Publications.

Medalie, D. 2007. ‘The Shooting of the Christmas Cows’. Omnibus of South African Short Stories, ed. Michael Chapman. Johanesburg: Jonathan Ball.

Short stories in periodicals

Medalie, D. 2008. ‘Tussenfontein’. New Contrast: Vol 36, no.3, September 2008.

Medalie, D. 2006. ‘The Mistress’s Dog’. New Contrast. Vol. 34, no.6, December 2006.

Awards for creative writing

A short story entitled ‘Recognition’ was the winner of the Sanlam Short Story Award (in the unpublished category) in 1996. There were 470 entries in this category. The award was presented during the Grahamstown Festival in July 1996.

Prof. Medalie’s debut novel, The Shadow Follows, was short-listed in 2007 for the Commonwealth Literary Award in the category of Best First Book (Africa region), and the M-Net Literary Award.

A short story entitled ‘The Mistress’s Dog’ was awarded the Thomas Pringle Award by the English Academy of Southern Africa in 2008. The award was presented at a ceremony in Sandton in March 2009.

Prof. Medalie’s second collection of short stories, The Mistress’s Dog, was short-listed in 2011 for the University of Johannesburg Literary Award (for books published in 2010).

“The Mistress’s Dog’, the title story of the second collection, was short-listed in 2011 for the Caine Prize for African Writing (for stories published in 2010). It was one of five stories from the African continent short-listed for the award. There were more than 120 submissions.

Dr JA Goedhals (Lecturer)

Chapter in book

Goedhals, Antony. (2013).  Lafcadio Hearn and George Gould’s Philosophy of spectacles:  the story of a Buddhist-Christian encounter. In Anastasia Nicéphore and David Brooks (Eds). Diasporic Identities and Empire. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 199-212. ISBN (10): 1-4438-5165-5, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-5165-7 (in press)

Conference papers

Goedhals, Antony. (2013). Lafcadio Hearn's Buddhism: glimpses of a secular salvation.  Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange. Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa Conference. Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 9-11 July.

“Lafcadio Hearn and George Gould’s ‘Philosophy of Spectacles’: the story of a Buddhist-Christian encounter” Paper presented at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Durham, NC, Nov. 2012.
“Impersonal poetry”. A Look Away, 6, Quarter 3, 2007. 
“W.B. Yeats’s ‘language of the eye’: imaged words, imagined worlds”, paper presented at the International Association for Irish Literature (IASIL) conference in Bath, October 2005.

‘Lafcadio Hearn's Odyssey: a home at the end of the world’. Scrutiny2: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa, 20:1 (2015), 39-53, DOI: 10.1080/18125441.2015.1034165

Dr Nedine Moonsamy (Senior Lecturer)

BADA (Wits), MA (University of Poona, India), MA (Wits), Ph.D (Wits).

Humanities Building 16-23

Tel: (012) 420-4598 

[email protected]

OrcId: 0000-0003-1052-5989

Dr Nedine Moonsamy is interested in a host of areas that include literary theory, South African literature, cultural studies, nostalgia, time, postcolonialism, autobiography, photography, film and science fiction in Africa. She is currently working on a monograph entitled Crisis and Catharsis: Rewriting the Nation in Contemporary South African Fiction while launching a concurrent research project on science fiction in Africa. Her second project examines how African authors adapt the science fiction genre to suit the continent, its sociopolitical complexities and the nuances of its varying cultural milieus.

Research Areas:

Contemporary african literature, nostalgia studies, nationalism, post-apartheid, whiteness, time and temporality, memory, postcolonialism, apocalypse, science fiction, futurity, ecology, afrofuturism, technicity.

Recent Publications:

see https://up-za.academia.edu/NedineMoonsamy

 
Dr I Noome (Senior Lecturer)

Chapters in Books:

Noome, I. (2018). The nature of the beast: Pets and people in L.M. Montgomery’s fiction, in L. M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), Edited R. Bode & J. Mitchell, McGill-Queen's University Press.  

Accredited journals

Noome, I. (2018). Re-membering local African history – translating the biography of Muhlava I of the Vankuna into English. JLS, 34(3): 36-56. 

Noome, I. (2015). Justice for all? Accountable translations of texts on indigenous law. International Journal for African Renaissance Studies, 10(2).

Noomé, I. (2006). What the Little Markses Knew about Africa. English Academy Review, 23(1).

Noomé, I. (2004). Shaping the Self: A Bildungsroman for girls? Literator 25(2) August, pp. 125-149.

Noomé, I. (2004). Milton’s Paradise Lost in 18th-century Germany: Tradition and Renewal. The Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 13, pp. 71-86.

Books/chapters in books

Machens, Eberhard W. Translation by Noome, I. (2009). Platinum, Gold and Diamonds: The Adventure of Hans Merensky’s Discoveries. Pretoria: Protea Book House. ISBN 987-1869-200-6. (Biography, 308 pp).

Noome, I & P.J.H. Titlestad. (2007). D.H. Lawrence at the University of Pretoria. In D. H. Lawrence Around the World: South African Perspectives (ed. J Phelps). Echoing Green Press. ISBN: 978-0980250114. 2007.

Noomé I. (2006). Top Dogs and Underdogs: Insiders and Outsiders in Selected Girls’ School Literature. In Bimberg, C. & Kullmann, T. (eds) Children’s Books and Child Readers, Constructions of Childhood in English Juvenile Fiction. Aachen: Shaker Verlag. ISBN 703-8322-5382-3. pp. 115-143.

Other articles / reviews / proceedings, etc

Noomé, I. (2004). The language editor/supervisor dilemma: AUETSA conference: Rebranding English. (Proceedings). UCT Press. pp. 67-75.

Gray, RA, Koyana, SZ & Noomé, I. (eds). (2004). Proceedings of the 14th International Academy Conference. Mother Tongue, Other Tongue? Law Learning and LIterature. University of Pretoria. ISBN 1-86854-521-0.

Conferences: Papers

Noome, Idette. (2017). "Re-membering local African history – translating the biography of Muhlava I              of the Vankuna." SAVAL conference, 17-18 August 2017, UNISA, Pretoria.

Noome, Idette. (2016). "The Marula Tree on the Boundary: Inclusive translation?" 7th Triennial ACLALS conference (Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, 10-15 July 2016, University of Stellenbosch.

Noome, Idette. (2016). "Translating the Crucifixion: The Dream of the Rood.”  23rd International conference of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 25-28 August 2016, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, Imagining Transformation in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Noomé, Idette. (2014). "An ABC to the 14th century? Chaucer's ABC poem." South African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) conference. Stellenbosch. 28-30 September 2014.

Noomé, Idette. (2013). "Added in translation - when 'fact' becomes fiction? Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange." Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa Conference. Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 9-11 July 2013.

Noomé, I. (2012). “Crossing spaces: reading L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables in South Africa”. 5th Conference on South African Children’s Literature. Potchefstroom, South Africa. 18 - 20 September 2012.

Noomé, I. (2010). “The nature of the beast – pets in Montgomery’s work”. L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature. Charlottetown, Canada. 23-27 June.

Noomé, I. (2008). “”Polishing the Moon”: Housewifely Skills – key to womanly power?”  L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables and the idea of Classic – 2008 L.M. Montgomery Conference. Charlottetown, Canada. 25-29 June.

Noomé, I. (2007). “Kobie Rules!” The Dynamics of the Schoolgirl Ethic in Stella Blakemore’s Maasdorp series.  Third Conference on South African Children’s Literature. Potchefstroom, South Africa. 17-20 September.

Editorial Activities: Specialist journals

Noomé, I. (2007). English Academy Review (EAR). Associate Editor. English Academy of Southern Africa with Unisa Press and Routledge Taylor & Francis. ISSN 1013-1752.

 

Prof J A Wessels (Professor emeritus)

Prof. Andries Wessels

 Accredited journals

Wessels, J.A. (2012). The public, the private and the power of love: decisive tensions in Michiel Heyns's The Children's Day. English in Africa, 39 (1), May 2012: pp. 57 - 72.

2017: By die Afskaffing van Afrikaans as universiteitsvoertaal 2016/2017, poem, published on Litnet, 16 March 2017. https://www.litnet.co.za/die-afskaffing-van-afrikaans-universiteitsvoertaal-20162017/

“Compromising genre in Agatha Christie’s South African detective novel, The Man in the Brown Suit”, Journal of Literary Studies, 33(1), March 2017, pp 1-23.              

"Paris as ‘unreal city’: Modernist conceptions in Michiel Heyns’s  Invisible Furies",Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 54 (1), 2017, March     2017, pp. 96-110.

2016: “Cultural polarities in Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s books”, Mousaion, 34 (2), November 2016, pp. 67-82. 

2014: Familiesonnette, three poems, published in New Contrast, Vol 42:1, 2014, pp.26-27.

Wessels, J.A. (2011). Intertekstualiteit en modernistiese kompleksiteit in Henriette Grove se Linda Joubert-romans.  Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 48(2), pp. 32-49.

Wessels, J.A. (2009). The Outsider as Insider: The Jewish Afrikaans poetry of Olga Kirsch. Prooftexts - A Journal of Jewish Literary History, 29(1), pp. 63-85.

Wessels, J.A. (2007). Die problematisering van die etiese: Deon Meyer se Infanta as hardboiled misdaadroman. 44(2), pp. 104-118.

Wessels, J.A. (2006). Marlene van Niekerk se Agaat as “Big House” roman. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 43(2) pp. 31-45.

Wessels, J.A. (2004). An Irish gentleman in Africa: the ambiguous personal and political identity of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. English in Africa, 31(1) May.

Wessels JA. (2001). Heraclitean logos and flux in TS Eliot's Four Quartets: 'cosmic consciousness' and 'the still point of the turning world'. Koers, 66(4) / Des, pp 571-584.

Wessels JA. (2001). Translating The Waste Land: Literal accuracy, poetic fidelity and cross-cultural communication. Literator, 22(2) / Aug, pp 21-38.

Wessels, J.A. (1999). The Rhetoric of Conflict and Conflict by Rhetoric: Ireland and the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902), Literator, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 20(3),  pp. 161-174.

Wessels, J.A. (1999). 'A rich and rare land':  the experience and expression of nationalism in poetry among reluctant colonists in Ireland, South Africa and Quebec”, The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, St John's, Newfoundland, 25(1/2), pp. 352-371.

Wessels, J.A. (1997). Heilige Sonnette, translations (into Afrikaans) of two "Holy Sonnets" by John Donne, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria, 34(4), p. 61.

Wessels, J.A. (1996).  Die Begrafnis (short story), Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria, Vol. 34(1/2), pp. 57-64.

Wessels, J.A. (1995). Nasionale Belewenis in poësie: Enkele raakpunte tussen Suid-Afrika en Québec, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria, 33(4), pp. 36-48.

Wessels, J.A. (1995). Cultural Analysis and Elizabeth Bowen's A World of Love, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, St John's, Newfoundland, 25(1), pp. 88-95.

Wessels, J.A. (1994). “From Olympus to Hollywood: The Decline of the British Monarchy”,  Die Suid-Afrikaan, Cape Town, December 1994/ January 1995.

Wessels, J.A. (1994). By Fakkellig en die tradisie van die Ierse 'Big House'-roman, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria, 32(3), pp. 75-82.

Wessels, J.A. (1993). Die Veiling (short story), Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria,  31(1), pp. 13-21.

Wessels, J.A. (1992). Dorsland, a translation (into Afrikaans) of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, Pretoria, 30(2), pp. 1-12.

Books/chapters in books

Wessels, J.A. (2006). Resolving history: negotiating the past in Molly Keane’s Big House Novels. In Molly Keane: Essays on Contemporary Criticism. Dublin: Four Courts Press. ISBN 1-84181-956-3. pp. 27-35.

Wessels, J.A. (2006). “Resolving history: negotiating the past in Molly Keane’s Big House novels”, in Molly Keane: Centenary Essays, edited by Eibhear Walshe and Gwenda Young, Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland, 2006:27-35.

Wessels, J.A. (2006). “Seasonal observations of Table Mountain”, a translation into English of a cycle of Afrikaans poems by Antjie Krog, in Body Bereft, Umuzi (Random House), Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Wessels, J.A. (2005). Smithies, chambers and the mind of Europe: the poetics of James Joyce and TS Eliot. In Aan ‘n toegewyde leser, liber amicorum Elize Botha (Festschrift). Kaapstad: Tafelberg, Human en Rousseau, Kwela, pp. 199-217. ISBN 0-624-04340-1.

Wessels, J.A. (2000). Intercultural relations and subordination in Pauline Smith's The Beadle. In Hagemann, Susanne (ed.), Terranglian Territories, Frankfurt-am-Main: Peter Lang, pp. 245-254.

Wessels, J.A. (1996).  Irish Nationalism and the Anglo-Irish: Historical and Literary Parallels to Afrikanerdom. In Massoud, Mary (editor), Literary Inter-relations: Ireland, Egypt and the Far East, Irish Literary Studies 47, Gerrard's Cross: Colin Smythe, 1996, pp. 244-25.

Conferences and other papers

Wessels, J.A. (2009). “‘Human kind cannot bear very much reality’: Modernist perceptions of time and experience,” inaugural lecture (Chair of English), University of Pretoria, 24 March.

Wessels, J.A. (2007). “Liminality in the Jewish-Afrikaans poetry of Olga Kirsch”, paper read at “Moving cultures, shifting identities: a conference on migration, heritage and cultural memory,” Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, 3-5 December 2007.

Wessels, J.A. (2006.  “Conceptual intertextuality: Marlene van Niekerk’s ‘Big House’ novel in Afrikaans,” paper read at the XXX Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, July 2006.

Wessels, J.A. (2005). “Addressing the (un)familiar: the Jewish-Afrikaans poetry of Olga Kirsch”, paper read (by invitation) at the Jewish Book Fair, Rabbi Cyril Harris Centre, Johannesburg, 17 November 2005.

Wessels, J.A. (2004).  “Resolving history: negotiating the past in Molly Keane’s Big House novels”, paper read at the Molly Keane Centenary Conference, University College, Cork, Ireland, November 2004.

Wessels, J.A. (2003). “Smithies, chambers and the mind of Europe: the poetics of James Joyce and T.S. Eliot”, paper read at the XXVII Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary, July 2003.

Wessels, J.A. (2002). “An Irish gentleman in Africa: the ambiguous personal and political identity of Sir Percy FitzPatrick”, paper read at the XXVI Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2002

Wessels, J.A. (2001). “Locating the centre in T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets: ‘cosmic consciousness’ and ‘the still point of the turning world’, paper read at the Sixth International Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, February 2001.

Wessels, J.A. (2000). “Translating the Waste Land: literal accuracy, poetic fidelity and cross-cultural communication”, paper read at the Intercultural Communication Conference, University of Zululand, June 2000.

Wessels, J.A. (1999). “The Big House in Irish Literature”, paper read (by invitation) at the English Academy Summer School, Northwards, Johannesburg, 23 October 1999.

Wessels, J.A. (1999). “'Head or Harp': the crisis of national identity and the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy as portrayed in selected modern and contemporary novels”, paper read at the XXIII Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, July 1999. 

Wessels, J.A. (1998). “Intercultural relations and subordination in Pauline Smith's The Beadle”, paper read at the Seventh International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation, University of Mainz, Germersheim, Germany, August 1998. 

Wessels, J.A. (1998). “'A rich and rare land':  the experience and expression of nationalism in poetry among reluctant colonists in Ireland, South Africa and Quebec”, paper read at the XXII Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, July 1998.

Wessels, J.A. (1997). “The Rhetoric of Conflict and Conflict by Rhetoric: Ireland and the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902)”, paper read at the XXI Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL, formerly IASAIL), University of Göteborg, Göteborg, Sweden, August 1997.   

Wessels, J.A. (1996).  “Exile, emigration and the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy in the Big House Novels of Elizabeth Bowen and Molly Keane”, paper read at the XX Conference of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL), Hofstra University, New York, July 1996.

Wessels, J.A. (1993). “Irish Nationalism and the Anglo-Irish: Historical and Literary Parallels to Afrikanerdom”, paper read at the XVII Conference of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL), Ain Shams University, Cairo, July 1993. 

Wessels, J.A. (1992). “The Church as Creative Context for the Work of James Joyce”, paper read at the XVI Conference of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL), Trinity College, Dublin, July 1992.

Wessels, J.A. (1992). “The Queen and the Laureate: Queen Victoria and Lord Tennyson”, paper read at the Unisa Tennyson Conference, University of South Africa, Pretoria, June 1992.

 

Prof R. West-Pavlov (Research Associate)

Books

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). Temporalities. The New Critical Idiom Series. London and New York, Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415- 52073-7.

West-Pavlov, R. B., J. K. S. Makokha & Ogone James Obiero, eds (2012). Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012. 440pp. ISBN 978-90-420-3476-1

West-Pavlov, R. B. (2011). Imaginary Antipodes: Essays on Contemporary Australian Literature and Culture. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011. 238pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-5925-6.

West-Pavlov, R. B., J. K. S. Makokha & J. Wawrzinek, eds (2011). Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures and Media. Heidelberg: Winter, 2011. 280pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-5899-0.

West-Pavlov, R. B. (2010). Spaces of Fiction / Fictions of Space: Postcolonial Place and Literary DeiXis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmilllan, 2010. 250pp. ISBN 978-0-230-23776-6.

West-Pavlov, R. B. (2010). North-South / East-West: Global Entanglements in Post-imperial Writing in French and German. Trier: WVT, 2010. 231pp. ISBN 978-3-86821-8

West-Pavlov, R. B. & J. Elze-Volland, eds. (2010), Australian Literature in German Translation: A Catalogue of Titles, Translators and Trends 1789-2010. Berlin: Institut für Englische Philologie, Freie Universität Berlin, 2010. xxi + 156pp. ISBN 978-3-00-030403-3.

West-Pavlov, R. B. & J. Wawrzinek, eds (2010), Frontier Skirmishes: Literary and Cultural Debates in Australia after 1992.  Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 332pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-5761-0

Accredited journal articles

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). Contextures: inscriptions of urban space in inner-city Berlin. Space and Culture, 16:3, pp. 323-344. 

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). The politics and spaces of voice: Ngugi’s A grain of wheat and Conrad’s Heart of darkness. Research in African Literatures, 44:3 (Fall), pp. 160-175.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2012). Pedagogical memory and the space of the postcolonial classroom: reading Dangarembga's Nervous conditions. Scrutiny2 (Unisa English Studies), 17 (2), November: pp. 67 - 81.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2011). Translation-History as a Provocation for Literary Studies: A Case Study on the Translation of Australian Literature into German. Anglistik: Mitteilungen des deutschen Anglistenverbands, 22: 1, pp. 215-31. ISSN: 0947-0034.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2008). The Fictions of Clandestinity – Dream and Reality in Ben Jelloun and Skif. Australian Journal of French Studies, 45: 2 (May-August), pp. 164-78. ISSN: 0004-9468.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2008). Postcolonialism and the Politics of Space: Towards a Postcolonial Analysis of Material Spatial Practices”, Anglia 126:2, pp. 258-77. ISSN 0340-5222

Chapters in books

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). "Treasure, value and signs in Conrad’s Nostromo." In Rainer Emig (Ed). Treasure in Literature and Culture. Universitatsverlag, WINTER: Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-8253-6202-7.

West-Pavlov, R.B. & Mokokha, J. (2012). Introduction: Linguistic (Re)turn and Craft in Contemporary African Literature. In J. Makokha & O. Obiero & R. West-Pavlov (eds.), Style in African Literature. Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles, New York: Rodopi. (pp. 17-27). 978-90-420-3476-1.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2012). “Maps and the Geography of Violence: Farah’s Maps and Conrad’s Heart of Darkness”, in The New Violent Cartography: Geo-Analysis after the Aesthetic Turn. Ed. Samson Okoth Opondo & Michael J. Shapiro. New York: Routledge, 2012: 15-32. ISBN: 978-0-415-78284-5.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2012). “Speaking the Unspeakable in Iweala’s Beasts of No Nation (2005) and Kourouma’s Allah n’est pas obligé (2000): The Trauma of Child Soldiers, Literary Stylistics and Story-Telling”, in Style in African Literature: Essays on Styistics and Narrative Styles. Ed. J. K. S. Makokha, John Ogone Obiero & Russell West-Pavlov. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012: 113-28.

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2011). “Intertexuality and the ‘Spatialization’ of Reading: Conradian Traces in Dabydeen’s Disappearence”, in Talking Words: New Essays on the Work of David Dabydeen. Ed. Lynne Macedo. St Lucia: University of the West Indies Press, 2011. ISBN 978-976-640-257-0

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2011). “Haunted Europe: Virilio and Sangatte”, in Hexagonal Variation: Diversity, Plurality and Reinvention in Contemporary French Studies.  Ed. Jo McCormack, Murray Pratt & Alistair Rolls. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011: 321-37.  ISBN: 978-90-420-3245-3; ISBN: 978-90-420-3246-0

West-Pavlov, R.B., J. Elze-Volland (2010). “Introduction: Australian Literature in Translation – A Literary World-Systems Survey. Pilot Project: German Translations of Australian Literature – A Preliminary Catalogue”, Australian Literature in German Translation: A Catalogue of Titles, Translators and Trends 1789-2010. Berlin: Institut für Englische Philologie, Freie Universität Berlin, 2010, iii-xxiv. ISBN 978-3-00-030403-3.

West-Pavlov, R.B., (2010). “Sociology / Matriology: Space and Feminine Transgression in Maghreb Writing in Fanon’s Sociologie d’une révolution and Chraïbi’s La civilisation, ma mère!”, in Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Folklore. Ed. Justus Siboe Makokha & Jennifer Wawrzinek. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010, 154-72. ISBN 978-90-420-3222-4

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2010). “Introduction: Frontier Wars, History Wars, Word Wars”, in Russell West-Pavlov & Jennifer Wawrzinek (eds). Frontier Skirmishes: Literary and Cultural Debates in Australia since 1992. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010, 11-44. ISBN 978-3-8253-5761-0

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2010). “Fencing in the Frontier”, in Russell West-Pavlov & Jennifer Wawrzinek (eds). Frontier Skirmishes: Literary and Cultural Debates in Australia since 1992. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010, 81-94. ISBN 978-3-8253-5761-0

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2008) “Translating (between) Cultures: Naipaul’s Apartheid”, in Only Connect: Texts – Places – Politics: Festschrift for Bernd-Peter Lange. Ed. Anke Bartels, Reinhold Wandel & Dirk Wiemann (eds). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008, 28-41. ISBN 978-3-631-57029-6

West-Pavlov, R.B., (2008). “Nachwort“ in André Gide, Kongo und Tschad, trans. Gertrud Müller [reprint of the 1930 edition]. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2008, 1-9 [497-508]. ISBN 978-3-487-13610-4

West-Pavlov, R.B. (2008). “David Dabydeen’s The Intended”, in Susanne Peters, Klaus Stierstorfer & Laurenz Volkmann (eds). Teaching Contemporary Literature and Culture: Novels, Part 1. Trier: WVT, 2008, 123-38. ISBN 978-3-86821-085-9.

Conferences: Papers

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). Hospitality and biopolitics on the friendly frontier: Kim Scott’s colonial fictions. Conference of the International Association of Literature and Philosophy. National University of Singapore, 2-8 June 2013.

West-Pavlov, Russell. (2013). Said, Gramsci, Sebald: reassessing spatial semiotics. Räume Räumen.  University of Tübingen, 26-27 July. Invited keynote speaker.

Ms K T Soldati-Kahimbaara (Lecturer)(late)


Accredited journals

Soldati-Kahimbaara, K.T. (2012). Immersive and counter immersive styles of writing AIDS in Sindiwe Magona's Beauty's gift and Kgebetli Moele's The book of the dead. A didatic approach to writing AIDS. Kritika Kultura, 18 June: pp. 162-176.

Other

Soldati-Kahimbaara, K.T. (2011) “Johannesburg: city of dreams or dream city?” Trans: Internet - Zeitschrift fur Kulturwissenschaften 18. June 2011.

Prof. A. Chennells (Research Associate)

Accredited journals

Chennells, A.J. (2012). Historical novel or novel history? Michael Cawood Green's For the Sake of Silence. English Academy Review, 29 (1), May: pp. 33 - 45.

Chennells, A.J. (2012). Inculturated Catholicisms in Chimamanda Adichie's Purple Hibiscus. English Academy Review, 26 (1), June: pp. 265 - 276.

Chennells, A. (2009). Inculturated Catholicism’s in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus. English Academy Review. 26(1). pp.  15-26.

Chennells, A. (2007). “Where to touch them?” Representing the Ndebele in Rhodesian Fiction. Historia. 52(1), pp. 69-97.

Chennells, A. (2006). Representing Africa: Revisiting African Realism of the 1960s and 1970s. English Academy Review, 23(1).

Chennells, A. (2004). The Mimic Women: Early women novelists and white Southern African nationalisms. Historia: Journal of the Historical Society of South Africa/Joernaal van die Historiese Genootskap van Suid-Afrika, 49(1) May, pp. 71-88.

Chennells, A. (2003). Imagining and Living the Exotic: A Context for Early Rhodesian Novels. Journal of Literary Studies, 19(2), pp. 137-157.

Non-accredited journals

Chennells, A. (2007). Purple Hisbiscus. Mukai – Vukani.  The Jesuit Journal for Zimbabwe. 39, pp. 24-25.

Books/Chapters in books

Chennells, A.J. (2012). Savages and settlers in Dickens: reading multiple centres. In, Jordan & N. Perera (eds.), Global Dickens, Farnham (UK) and Burlington (US): Ashgate (pp. 311-330). 9781409436119.

Chennells, A. (2008). Great Zimbabwe in Rhodesian fiction. In Zimbabwean transitions: Essays on Zimbabwean literature in English, Ndebele and Shona. Rodopi. ISBN 978-90-420-2376-5.  pp. 1-24.

Chennells, A. (2005/6). The Grammar of Alienation in Waiting for Rain. In Charles Mungoshi: A Critical Reader. Prestige Books. ISBN 0-7874-3087-3. pp. 21-36.

Chennells, A. (2005/6). Self-representation and National Memory: White Autobiographies in Zimbabwe. In Versions of Zimbabwe: New Approaches to Literature and Culture. Weaver Press. ISBN 1-77922-036-7. pp. 131-144.

Chennells, A. (2004). Anglophone Literature of Central Africa. Cambridge History of African Caribbean Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 445-471.

Chapters in Undergraduate Textbooks

Chennells, A. (2007). The White Rhodesia. In The Columbia Guide to Central African Literature in English since 1945. Columbia University Press. pp. 21-37.

Other articles / reviews / proceedings, etc

Chennells, Anthony. (2013). Sir Charles Patrick John Coghlan. In Terence Ranger (Ed.). Malindidzimu: a guide to the people and events associated with the ‘View of the world’, Matopos. Bulawayo, Khami Press, pp.30-37. (Chapter in popular book.)

Chennells, A.J. (2011). Partisan Politics: Narrative Realism and the Rise of the British Novel. Heythrop Journal A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, pp. 148-149.

Chennells, A.J. (2011). Nationalism, Memory and History in Nineteenth-Centruy Britain: A Review Essay Heythrop Journal  A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, pp. 86-91.

Chennells, A.J. (2011). Imperialism, Reform and the Making of Englishness in Jane Eyre, Heythrop Journal  A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, pp. 152-153.

Chennells, A. 2003. Imagining and Living the Exotic: A Context for Early Rhodesian Novels. Journal of Literary Studies, 19(2), pp137-157.

Chennells A. 2004. The Mimic Women: Early women novelists and white Southern African nationalisms. Historia: Journal of the Historical Society of South Africa/Joernaal van die Historiese Genootskap van Suid-Afrika, 49(1) May, pp 71-88.

Chennells A. 2006. Representing Africa: Revisiting African Realism of the 1960s and 1970s. English Academy Review, 23(1). (in the press)

Reviews and Abstracts in DOE accredited journals

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Biblical Religion and the Novel. Heythrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5), pp. 807-808.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Protestant Non-Conformist Texts. Heythrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 808-809.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Nineteenth Century Anti-Catholic Discourses. Heythrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 811-813.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Catholicism, Sexual Deviance and Victorian Gothic Culture.  Heynthrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 816-818.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Longfellow Redux. Heynthrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 820-821.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of There Before Us. Heynthrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 821-823.

Chennells, A. (2007). Review of Thomas Hardy Reappraised. Heynthrop Journal. A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, 48(5) pp. 823-825.

Conferences: Papers

Chennells, A. (2008). “Inculturated Christianity in Chimamanda Adichies Purple Hibiscus.” Language.

 

Dr B. Kneen (Lecturer until March 2015)

Accredited journals

Kneen, Bonnie. (2013). Writing 9/11 for teenagers: Sidekick and the Meg’s diary blog. Scrutiny2: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa. 18:1, pp. 23-31.

Kneen, B. (2012). Estrangement and indeterminacy: a model for empowerment in David McKee's I Hate My Teddy Bear. English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies 29(1): 69-78.

Conferences:  papers

Kneen, Bonnie. (2013). Neither bi nor particularly sexual: the problem with bisexual desire in young adult fiction. Talking Bodies: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference on Identity, Sexuality, Representation. University of Chester, Chester, 26-28 March.

 

Mr G.N. Nöffke 

Accredited journals

 

Nöffke, Georg. (2013). ‘That gallop was practice’: a horse ride as practice run for things to come in Sylvia Plath’s ‘Whiteness I remember’ and Ted Hughes’s ‘Sam’. English Academy Review, 30(2), October, pp. 6-20.

Papers

Nöffke, Georg. (2012). “These super people: the superimposition of Ted Hughes's ‘Brasilia’ on Sylvia Plath's ‘Brasilia’.” Paper presented at Sylvia Plath Symposium, University of Indiana, 2012.

 

Professor emeritus PJH Titlestad

 

Accredited journals

 

Titlestad, PJH. (2013). Hamlet the populist politician. Shakespeare in Southern Africa, 25, pp. 43-50.

Titlestad PJH. (2006). Alan Paton’s Autobiography: a Neglected South African Masterpiece. English Academy Review, 23(1).

Titlestad PJH. (2005). William Blake: The Ranters and the Marxists. English Academy Review, 21, pp. 118-129.

Titlestad PJH. (2004). The portable Bunyan. A transnational history of Pilgrim’s Progress. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 41 (2) July, pp. 210-212.

Titlestad PJH. (2001). Shakespeare, Renaissance and Reformation. Shakespeare in Southern Africa, 12, pp. 47-51.

Books/Chapters in books

P.J.H. Titlestad & I Noome. (2007). D.H. Lawrence at the University of Pretoria. In D. H. Lawrence Around the World: South African Perspectives (ed. J Phelps). Echoing Green Press. ISBN: 978-0980250114.

Reviews, proceedings and other

Titlestad PJH. (2004). English in South Africa: mother tongue or other tongue. Proceedings of the 14th International Academy Conference. Mother Tongue, Other Tongue? Law Learning and Literature. University of Pretoria. ISBN 1-86854-521-0. pp. 101-106

 

Professor emeritus R. Gray

Accredited journals

Gray, Rosemary. (2013). When chaos is the god of an era: rediscovering an Axis mundi in Ben Okri’s Starbook (2007). Research in African Literatures, 44(1), Spring, pp. 128-145.

Gray, Rosemary. (2013). The creative imagination in Ben Okri’s The landscapes within (1981). English Academy Review, 30(2), October, pp. 21-30.

Conference papers

Gray, Rosemary. (2013). The creative imagination in Ben Okri’s The landscapes within (1981). Joint Conference of International Society of Phenomenology and Literature and International Society of Phenomenology, Aesthetics and the Fine Arts. Cambridge, Mass. 4-7 June.

Gray, Rosemary. (2013). Thinking Ben Okri’s works from a postmodern perspective. 23rd World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophy as Inquiry and Way of Life. Athens, Greece. 4-10 August.

Gray, R. (2012). Mythic conjunction in transit: ontopoiesis in Ben Okri An African elegy and Mental fight and Wole Soyinka's A shuttle in the crypt. Journal of Literary Studies, 28 (4), December: pp. 25 - 37.

Gray, R. (2012). Editor. English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies - Golden Jubilee Commemorative Edition , South Africa.

Gray, R. (2012). Editor. Journal of Literary Studies: Special issue the works of Ben Okri.  Johannesburg.

Gray RA. (2001). The Music under the Stone: A reading of Alex la Guma's The Stone Country. Commonwealth, 23(2), pp 47-53.

Gray RA. (2002). ‘Spirit of Place’: Mungoshi’s Rolling World. Commonwealth, 25(2), pp 7-15.

Gray RA. (2006). ‘Domesticating infinity’ in Ben Okri’s Astonishing the Gods (1995; 1999) and Mental fight (1999). English Academy Review, 23(2).

Reviews and other

Gray, Rosemary. (2013). ‘A lucid stream of everywhereness’ in Ben Okri’s Wild (2012). African Renaissance Studies: Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity. 8:1 (June), pp. 143-152. (Article in a peer-reviewed but not accredited journal).

Gray RA. (2004). Rebranding English: discussion points. AUETSA conference: Rebranding English. (Proceedings). UCT Press. pp. 25-30.

Gray, RA, Koyana, SZ & Noomé, I. (eds). (2004). Proceedings of the 14th International Academy Conference. Mother Tongue, Other Tongue? Law Learning and LIterature. University of Pretoria. ISBN 1-86854-521-0.

Gray, RA. (2004). The Holy Innocents. English Academy Review, 20, pp. 153-158.

Gray, RA (2004). The Curse of the Ripe Tomato. English Academy Review, 20, pp.151-153.

Gray RA (2004). President’s Report 2003. English Academy Review, 20, pp. 188-190.

Gray, RA (2004). It all Begins, by Robert Berold. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 41 (1), pp. 188-190.

Gray, RA (2004). Robert McBride – A Coloured Life. English Academy Review, 20, pp. 158-160.

Other research articles in refereed and/or accredited specialist journals, conference papers etc

Botha, M.J. (2013). “Minimalism as Quantitative Ontology.” London and New York: Routledge. (In press).

Botha, M.J. (2013). “Double and Nothing: A Brief Comparative Account of the Significance of Counting in the Thought of Derrida and Badiou.” Special issue of Parallax. London and New York: Routledge.  (In press)  

Botha, M.J. (2010). “Evental Distention: Implications of the Temporal Ambiguity in Minimalism.” Time: Limits and Constraints. The Study of Time XIII, October 2010. Leiden, Brill Press.

Botha, M.J. (2012). “A Poetics of Stone: the deep histories of rock art, stone engraving and concrete poetry,” Public lecture, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa. July 2012.

Botha, M.J. (2012). “Remoteness, silence, poetic intensity,” Invited paper, Silence in the Post-World, Free University of Berlin, Germany, 15 June 2012.

Botha, M.J. (2010). Closing Remarks, Cosmopoetics, 10 September 2010, Durham University, UK.

Botha, M.J. (2010). “The Fundamentalism of Queer Sound: Absolute Sonic Objecthood and Identity Prior to Identity.” Sounds Queer, Kings College London, UK, 4 June 2010.

Botha, M.J. (2010). Panel Chair, “Politics, Music, Film.” Sounds Queer, Kings College London, UK, 4 June 2010.

Botha, M.J. (2010). “Please Do Not Feed the Boats”: Atopia and the Concrete Poetry of Ian Hamilton Finlay. Invited lecture at English Department, University of Sunderland, UK. 28 April, 2010.

Botha, M.J. (2010). Presentation at “From Research to Teaching: New Directions in Literary Study”’. Department of Education, University of Durham, UK. 16 April, 2010.

Botha, M.J. (2009). “Exemplarity – The Real, Part II:  Autopoiesis and Para-Ontology” Inventions of the Text Seminar Series. Durham University, UK. 8 June, 2009.

Botha, M.J. (2009). “Gentle Echo: Three Events of Naming”. Jacques Derrida 2009 Conference (Travelling Annual Conference focusing on the work of Jacques Derrida) Durham University, UK. 23-24 April, 2009.

Botha, M.J. (2009). “Exemplarity – The Real: Some Problems of a Realist Exemplarity Exposed through the Channel of an Aesthetic Autopoiesis”. Particularity, Exemplarity, Singularity Conference. Cornell University, USA. 17-18 April, 2009.

Botha, M.J. (2008). “Charting Poiesis: Some Stars, Generating and Generated”. Stars: Science and the Arts Conference. Institute for Advanced Study, Durham University, UK. 4 July, 2008.

Botha, M.J. (2008). “Attempted Domicide: Lesson, Paradoxes and Inversions from Nelson Mandela’s Cell”, Architexture Conference. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. 15-17 April, 2008.

Botha, M.J. (2008). “The Convergent Mediation of Dan Flavin’s Light Art: Minimalism, Object hood and the Mediation of Immediacy”. Engaging Objects: International Workshop of the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis. Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. 26-28 March, 2008.

Botha, M.J. (2007). “The Risk of Minimalism”. First International Conference on Minimalist Music. University of Wales, Bangor, UK. 31 August – 2 September, 2007.

Botha, M.J. (2007). “The Restless Simultaneity of the Minimalist Object”. Time: Limits and Constraints, 13th Triennial Conference of the ISST (International Society for the Study of Time). Monterey, California, USA. 28 July – 3 August, 2007.

Botha, M.J. (2006). “There may be a minimal chance of happiness”. Happiness: Lessons from the Arts Conference. Queen Mary, University of London, London Consortium, UK, 24-25 November, 2006.

Botha, M.J. (2006). “How To Lose Your Voice Well”, Forging the Local and the Global: Annual AUETSA/SAVAL/SACLALS Conference. Stellenbosch University, 9-12 July, 2006.

Botha, M.J. (2003). “The Minimalist Sublime: Establishing a viable theoretical model for recent and future literary minimalism” AUETSA/SAVAL/SACLALS Annual Conference. University of Pretoria, South Africa. 7-9 July, 2003.

Buchel M. (2004/6). The Fortunate Fall: Escape from the Realm of the Eternal Feminine in Angela Carter’s The Lady of the House of Love. English Academy Review, 21, pp. 22-35.

De Villiers, Rick. (2013). A deepened hunger for seriousness: ‘Mr Eliot’s Sunday morning service’. English Academy Review, 30(1), May, pp. 65-75.

De Villiers, A.R. (2012). 'Of the same species': T.S. Eliot's Sweeney Agonistes and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. English Studies in Africa, 55 (2), October, pp. 18 - 28.

Festic, F. (2002). Changing landscapes in the New Millenium. Journal of Literary Studies, 17(1/2), June, pp. 21-30.

Koyana SZ, Gray RA. (2001). An electronic interview with Sindiwe Magona. Commonwealth, 23(2), Sept, pp. 99-107.

Koyana SZ, Gray RA. (2001). Growing up with Maya Angelou and Sindiwe Magona: A comparison. . English in Africa, 29(1), May, pp. 85-98.

Koyana SZ. (2001). Why are you carrying books? Don't you have children? Sindiwe Magona's Autobiographies. Commonwealth, 23(2), Sept pp, 63-76.

Koyana SZ. (2001). Womanism & nation-building in Sindiwe Magona's autobiographies. Agenda, 50, Nov, pp. 64-70.

Koyana, SZ. (2002). The heart of the matter: motherhood and marriage in the autobiographies of Maya Angelou. Black Scholar, 32(2), Sept, pp. 35-44.

Koyana SZ. (2003). Why are you carrying books? Don't you have children? Revisiting Motherhood in Sindiwe Magona's Autobiographies. English in Africa, 45(1), pp. 45-55.

Koyana, SZ. (2003). Qholorha and the dialogism of place in Zakes Mda’s Heart of Redness.Current Writing, 15(3), April, pp. 51-62.

Krueger, A. (2006). Performing transformations of identity – ‘ethnic’ nationalisms and syncretic theatre in post-apartheid South Africa. English Academy Review, 23(2).

Leaver, E.B. (2012). The critique of the priest in Anne Bronte's Agnes Grey. Bronte Studies, 37 (4), Nov, pp. 345-351.

Maithufi, S. (2003). Image and text in the stories of Joel Matlou. English Studies in Africa, 45(2), pp. 12-23.

Maithufi, S. (2005). Black christianity as intellectual resource in Njabulo Ndebele’s Fools and Other Stories. English in Africa, 31(1) May, pp.139-147.

McKay, D.E. (2012). All aboard the U.S.S. New Zealand? Voyaging through the literary responses to the American 'occupation', 1942-1944. NEOHELICON, 39, pp. 321 - 335.

Musvoto R. (2006). Tensions and conflict in Zimbabwean society: Nyamubaya reminisces. English Academy Review, 23(2).

Ngoshi, Hazel Tafadzwa 2013. Mapping the contours of an imperial and domestic settler subjectivity in early Rhodesian female life writing: Hylda Richards and the heteroglossia of her epoch. Imbizo. 3:1, pp 34-46.

Ngoshi, Hazel. (2013). Masculinities and femininities in Zimbabwean autobiographies of political struggle: the case of Edgar Tekere and Fay Chung. Journal of Literary Studies, 29(3), Sept., pp. 119-139.

Ngoshi, Hazel and Mutekwa, Anias. (2013). The Mbare Chimurenga Choir women in Zimbabwe’s contested political terrain. Critical Arts, 27(2), pp. 235-248.

Ngoshi, Hazel. (2012). When the written and visual texts collide: photographic images and acts of memory in Zimbabwean autobiography. Scrutiny2, 17(2), pp. 55-56.

Nkealah N. (2006). Conceptualizing feminism(s) in Africa: the challenges facing African women writers and critics. English Academy Review, 23(1).

Northover, R.A. (2012). Elizabeth Costello as a Socratic figure. English in Africa, 39 (1), May, pp. 37-55.

Pretorius, Antoinette. (2013). ‘To hrt or not to hrt is a question only for women’: old age and sexuality in Antjie Krog’s Body bereft.  Talking Bodies: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference on Identity, Sexuality, and Representation. Chester, UK, 26-28 March.

Prozesky MLC. (2006). The text-tale of Frodo nine-fingered: residual oral patterning in The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien Studies.

Snyman, Salomé. (2013). Cultural conflict and shifting identities in Stephen Black’s The dorp (1920). Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 50(2), pp. 98-110.

Snyman, S. (2012). Willemsdorp by Herman Charles Bosman: the small-town locale as fictional vehicle for commentary on social and moral issues in the South African historical context. Tydskrif vir letterkunde, 49(2), Spring, pp. 60 - 71.

Van Niekerk, L.M. (2012). Postmodernism's pit stops en route to utopia language history and death in Ben Okri's In Arcadia. Journal of Literary Studies, 28(4), December, pp. 14 - 24.

Van Niekerk, M. (2006). The Tempest in South Africa: multilingualism and our profit on’t. English Academy Review, 23(1).

Van Niekerk, M. (2005). The Mercy of Venice. Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 15, pp. 87-106.

Van Vuuren, ME. (2006). Beyond words: silence in William Golding’s Darkness Visible and J.M. Coetzee’s Life and Times of Michael K. English Studies in Africa, 48(1), pp. 93-106.

Van Vuuren ME. (2004). Good grief: Lord of the Flies as a postwar rewriting of salvation history. Literator, 25(2), pp. 1-25.

Other books/Chapters in books

Koyana, SZ. (2004). Chapters 1 & 11, Sindiwe Magona – the First Decade. University of Kwazulu Natal Press. ISBN 1-86914-060-5. pp. 19-34, 193-198.

Wright, TS. (2014). “No home-like place: the lesson of history in Kazuo Ishiguro’s An Artist of the Floating World.” Contemporary Literature 55 (1), Spring. (in press)

Wright, TS. (2012) “The art of evasion: writing and the state in J.M. Coetzee’s Life & Times of Michael K.Journal for Literary Studies/Tydskrif vir Literatuurwetenskap 28(3), Sept 2012, pp. 55-76.

Other articles / reviews / proceedings, etc

Basel, BE. (2004). Mother tongue versus English as a medium of instruction in the Ikhwelo Project. Proceedings of the 14th International Academy Conference. Mother Tongue, Other Tongue? Law Learning and Literature. University of Pretoria. ISBN 1-86854-521-0. pp 62-71.

Du Plessis, HJ. (2004). “A Rose its Thorns Between”: Poetry of the garden and the wilderness. Proceedings of the 14th International Academy Conference. Mother Tongue, Other Tongue? Law Learning and LIterature. University of Pretoria. ISBN 1-86854-521-0. pp. 137-144.

Other conference papers:

Knoetze, Retha. (2013).  A tale 'of synne and harlotries'?: ‘The miller's tale’ as social ideology. The International Medieval Conference, Leeds, 1-4 July.

Naudé, Bernard. (2013). A brave new world? Interrogating enlightenment constructions of subjectivity through literature. Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange . Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa Conference. Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 9-11 July.

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