We are happy to share the new book about our fellow Isabel Hofmeyr's work Reading from the South African print cultures and oceanic turns in Isabel Hofmeyr’s work and its launch even on November 2nd in Clarke's Bookshop, Cape Town.
Please join Charne Lavery and Sarah Nuttall, the editors of the book, with artist and choreographer Jay Pather, literature scholar, Wamuwi Mbao and print cultures scholar Isabel Hofmeyr, as they celebrate and discuss Hofmeyr’s contribution to African print cultures, postcolonial literary histories, Indian Ocean studies and the oceanic humanities.
The book is set of essays analyses the work of Isabel Hofmeyr, globally recognised as one of South Africa’s foremost literary and Indian Ocean scholars. The essays elucidate Hofmeyr’s path-breaking studies of transnational histories of the book, African print cultures, and cultural circulations in the Indian Ocean world.
Organised by Wits University Press.
On Thursday, 2 November 2023, at 17:30 for 18:00, at Clarke's Bookshop, 199 Long Street, Cape Town
Don't miss this unique opportunity to engage with scholars and artists who are shaping the future of literary and cultural studies.
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More information about the book here