Rioting and writing

June 19, 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of Rioting and writing: diaries of the Wits Fallists. The book was conceived, driven and managed by the group of Fallist writers, with support from SWOP where necessary.

 

 

We invite you to the launch of our book: Rioting and Writing: Diaries of Wits Fallists. The book was edited by: Crispen Chinguno, Morwa Kgoroba, Sello Mashibini, Bafana Nicolas Masilela, Boikhutso Maubane, Nhlanhla Moyo, Andile Mthombeni and Hlengiwe Ndlovu and contributions from Hugo Canham, Simamkele Dlakavu, C. Anzio Jacobs, Bandile Bertrand Leopeng, Nonkululeko Mabaso, Tebogo Molobye, Ntokozo Moloi, Ashley Nyiko Mabasa, Tebogo Radebe, Neo Sambo and Busisiwe Cathrine Seabe.

 

Panel discussion will include students, academics and community activists.

 

SOWETO

Morris Isaacson High School Hall

Mphuthi St, Central Jabavu

Soweto

Saturday 24 June, 2017

13h00 –15h00

 

WITS University

Senate Room (Solomon Mahlangu House)

Thursday 27 July 2017

17h00 –19h00

 

Copies of the book will be available.

 

RSVP

SWOP Institute: marilyn.scheepers@wits.ac.za

SOWETO by Friday 16 June 2017 and Wits by 16 July 2017

 

All are welcome!

 

This is a unique book written and grounded on the particular positionalities, experiences and perspectives of some of the protagonists of the #FMF movement. This volume is based on a collective and creative process driven by some of the student activists. The #FMF movement challenged the power relations within a neoliberal university in a post-colonial context and brought to the fore other struggles within the broader society. The book provides a critical analysis of the movement drawing from its key pillars of Pan Africanism, intersectionality, Black radical feminism and student-worker solidarity. It explores how the movement reopened and deepened (redefined) the call for decolonised and decommoditised education.

From the editors:

 

Crispen Chinguno, Morwa Kgoroba, Sello Mashibini, Bafana Nicolas Masilela, Boikhutso Maubane, Nhlanhla Moyo, Andile Mthombeni and Hlengiwe Ndlovu

 

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