CAS Lecture Series: Transatlantic Artistic and Intellectual Bromance: The Bloke Modisane and Langston Hughes Connection

Event time: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Siphiwo Mahala is an award-winning author, editor, playwright and academic from South Africa. He is the author of the novel, When a Man Cries (2007), two short story collections, African Delights and Red Apple Dreams and Other Stories, and two critically acclaimed plays, The House of Truth and Bloke and His American Bantu. His latest book Can Themba: The Making and Breaking of the Intellectual Tsotsi, offers the most definitive study of Can Themba’s life history. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Johannesburg, Senior Fellow at the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study, and editor of Imbiza Journal for African Writing.

Siphiwo Mahala - University of Johannesburg