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Addressing blackness : in conversation with Achmat Dangor

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dc.contributor.author Kumalo, Siseko H.
dc.coverage.spatial South Africa
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-20T08:38:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-20T08:38:38Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12137/66
dc.description.abstract Conceptions of Blackness in the contemporary South African academe are premised on a decolonial approach that privileges Indigenous knowledges and bodies, while eliding a Black Consciousness understanding of Blackness that informed the fight against oppression and apartheid. In a conversation with Achmat Dangor held on Thursday 15th February 2018, #ThinkingAfrica explored conceptions of Blackness through the novel Dikeledi: Child of Tears, No More. The primary concern that Dangor addressed, focused on how the contemporary student body and Black scholars in the university sector are conceptualising notions of difference. en_ZA
dc.format.extent 2 pages
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.relation.isbasedon Achmat Dangor Book Launch : Dikeledi in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria, 15 February 2018.
dc.subject Blackness en_ZA
dc.subject Black consciousness en_ZA
dc.subject Student body en_ZA
dc.subject Black scholars en_ZA
dc.subject Higher education en_ZA
dc.title Addressing blackness : in conversation with Achmat Dangor en_ZA
dc.type Briefing paper en_ZA


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