Friday, 18 August 2017
African Futures in Culture: The Role of Criticism

Thokozani Mhlambi

We as Africans are now living in an age of great potency and proliferation in the area of culture. Many authors from the continent, even those young in age, are receiving global attention in terms of readership and appeal. Equally important to recall would be the performance and film traditions that are emerging on the continent, which seek to bring a different logic to the narratives that are raised elsewhere in the world. Yet notwithstanding all this output, a question remains. Where are we going exactly? It all seems hip-and-happening, but fundamental questions remain unaddressed.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 17:00