Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023
Venue: The Commune
The Commune invites you to join us for the launch of Mine Mine Mine a collection of poems by Uhuru Phalafala.
Author: Uhuru Phalafala (PhD) is a senior lecturer in the English department at Stellenbosch University, with teaching interests in critical race studies, material and expressive cultures, black radical traditions, and decoloniality. She is preoccupied with practices and poetics of be-ing together with ancestors, the land, plants and animal, cosmos and waters. She is the author of Mine Mine Mine (2023) and Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement: Poetics of Possibility (2024).
Discussant: Maneo Mohale is a South African editor, feminist writer and poet. Their work has appeared in various publications, including Jalada, Prufrock, The Johannesburg Review of Books, The Mail & Guardian, and spectrum.za.Their debut collection of poetry, Everything is a Deathly Flower was published with uHlanga in September 2019.