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Prof Pumla Gqola

Associate professor of African literary and gender studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. 

Pumla Dineo Gqola is associate professor of African literary and gender studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is author of What is slavery to me? Postcolonial/Slave memory in post-apartheid South Africa, published by Wits Press in 2010 and A renegade called Simphiwe published under the MLF Books imprint at Jacana in 2013. Her edited collection Regarding Winnie: feminism, race and nation in global representations of Winnie Madikizela Mandela is forthcoming with the African feminist press, Cassava Republic. Gqola maintains an active research and teaching interest in slave memory, African sexualities, African feminist imagination, Black Consciousness literature in South Africa and post-apartheid public culture.

Title of her lecture: “Fantasising about stranger danger, living with haunting and familiar perpetrators”

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