3rd CSSALL Conference

6-7 July 2001

University of Durban-Westville

Programme

Date

Time

Venue

Speakers

Topics

Friday, 6 July

6 July

8h00-9h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Registration

 

9h00-11h00

Asoka Theatre

 

a. chairperson Johan van Wyk

1. Prof Reckwitz

2. Lewis Nkosi:

a. Opening of conference by Vice Principal Prof TZ Mthembu

1. Remembering Evil. Breyten Breytenbach's Prison Memoirs.

2. The 'Native' is Everywhere and Nowhere

 

11h00-11h15

Comsa Lounge

 

Tea Break

 

11h15-12h30

Asoka Theatre

a. chairperson

Lindy Stiebel

1. Gisela Feurle:

 

 

2. JA Smit

 

3. Cleopas Thosago

 

 

 

 

 

1. The San in Southern Africa: literature, history and eurocentrism - An interdisciplinary course at a German College

2. Knowledge/ Power/ Morality in southern African Literature

3 Western Approaches: Another Way of Destroying the African Culture

 

 

 

12h30-13h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Lunch

 

13h00-14h00

Asoka Theatre

 

Entertainment: (Suria Govender announcer)

Izibongo Prof TZ Mthembu

Choir

Z.P. Khuzwayo reading from Never been at home

Fashion by Zulu Dept (introduced by Prof Zungu),

Readings by Lukas D Mkuti,

Dance by Imisebe Yelanga

 

 

14h00-

15h45

Asoka Theatre

a. Chairperson

JP Wade

1 Chijioke Uwah:

 

2. A. van Niekerk:

 

 

3. Andrew Foley  

 

4.Maboke Modiba

 

 

 

 

1. The Political Realities of Post-Independence South Africa in Zakes Mda's Plays

2. The Township Ego Text as Gendered Genre: Listening to Women's Stories

 

3. “How To Live”: Responses To Evil In The Work Of Alan Paton, Athol Fugard And Zakes Mda

4. Negotiating Change? South African Literary Studies In A Transforming Education Landscape

 

 

14h00-

15h45

Asoka Theatre Room 13

a. chairperson JA Smit

1. Lukas D. Mkuti:

 

2. P Zungu

 

3. Joe Magwaza,

 

 

4. K.G. Nkumane,

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.The problematics of language  in African literature, and education:  The debate continues

2. My Illiteracy is your illiteracy: A challenge from an Oral Perspective

 

3. ‘Policing the discourse of grade 8 and 9 Zulu learners: Observations from the PANSALB literary project

4. The cannon before the canon: a need for a re-negotiation of identities in some IsiZulu novels

 

 

15h45-

16h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Tea Break

 

16h00-

17h45

Asoka Theatre

a. chairperson

Johan van Wyk

1. Mary Dyson:

 

2. MA Curr:

3. Samuel Durrant:

 

4. Godfrey Meintjes

 

 

1. Charles Etienne Boniface and evil: Am I not a man and a Brother?"

2. De-scribing Evil

3. Actions Rather than Words: 'Saving the Honour of Corpses' in JM Coetzee's Disgrace

4. The notion of evil in Etienne van Heerden's text Kikuyu

 

16h00-

17h45

Asoka Theatre Room 13

a. chairperson

Graham Stewart

1. E.M. Mabuza

 

 

2. Carol de Kock

 

 

3. Thembi Makhoba

 

4. Thandi Ncube

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. The use of amagama asekhaya at school: the importance of Onomastics as a literary approach.

2. Revisiting Alan Paton's Diepkloof stories for student educators at Technikon Natal.

3. An examination of the extent to which the curriculum addresses the needs and challenges of rural learners

4. Silent Black Women Talk

 

Saturday, 7 July

Saturday

8h00-9h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Registration

 

9h00-10h30

J048

Asoka Theatre

a. Chairperson: Jean-Philippe Wade

1. Dennis Brutus

2. Robert Kriger

 

 

 

1. Teaching African Literature in South Africa: After Long Silences

 

10h30-10h45

Comsa Lounge

 

Tea Break

 

10h45-12h30

Asoka Theatre

Prof Wade and others

Workshop about South African Literature at schools running parallel to conference. Participants can pop in and out of the workshop

 

10h45-12h30

J048

a. chairperson

Johan van Wyk

1. Ayub Sheik

 

2. Lionel Lawson

3. Sekgaila Chokoe:

 

4. Richard E Lee:

 

 

 

1. Insanity or Supersanity: The poetry of Wopko Jensma

2. Rethinking Literary Theory:  Cognitive and Cultural Problems

3. The Rhetoric of Ambiguity: Thuso Motaung on the Stage - 'O Lebala le Jwang?'

4. .Power, Language, Prison: Warding and Writing in Representations of the South African Prison

 

 

 

12h30-14h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Lunch

 

14h00-15h30

J048

a. Chairperson

P. Narismulu

1. R P Chetty and R Sookrajh

2. .  S. Mngadi:

 

 

 

3.Nirmala Gopal

4. Betty Govinden

 

 

1. Curriculum Pulses From “Heartbeats Of Change”

2. 'The Eloquence of the Vulgar': Colin MacCabe and the Return of the High theory/Low culture Question

3. Exploring Marginalised Learners’ Literature To Construct Schooling

4. Wiping the boundaries of SA literature by the inclusion of SA Indian women writers

 

14h00-15h30

J107 work station

a. Chairperson:

Johan van Wyk

1. Susan Spearey

 

 

2. Graham Stewart with

Judgement

Khoza and Portia Rakoma

 

 

1. Bridging Distances, Breaking Boundaries: Teaching South African Literature in Canada with the Aid of Web CT (Course Tools) Technology

2. Renaissance in Cyberspace: Creating the SA literature Online Subject Directory

 

15h30-16h00

Comsa Lounge

 

Tea Break

 

16h00-17h45

Asoka

Room 13

a. Chairperson

J. Smit

1. Catherine Woeber

 

2. Priya Narismulu

 

3.Maria C. Bravo

 

 

1. Some Home Truths about the Current State of Scholarship in South African Literature

2. "I touch this darkness and give it meaning": literature that challenged the armed forces of apartheid

3. South African Literature in Europe

 

 

 

 

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