Jade Munslow Ong

Publication date for Jade Munslow Ong’s Global Literatures

We are excited to announce the publication date for Jade Munslow Ong’s co-authored book with Matthew Whittle, Global Literature and the Environment (New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2024) as 8th August 2024. Here is an extract from the description of the book on the publisher’s website: Global Literature and the Environment analyses literatures from across the world that connect […]

New publication from the South African Modernism team

‘”Make them roll in their graves”: South African Writing, Decolonisation, and the English Literature A-Level’ has just been published in English in Education journal. It was co-written by four colleagues within the School: Dr Hannah Helm (Impact and Engagement Fellow), Dr Emma Barnes (Knowledge Exchange Fellow), Katie Barnes (PhD student) and Prof Jade Munslow Ong.  You can […]

UK launch of Olive Schreiner: Writing Networks and Global Contexts

We are delighted to announce further details of this book launch taking place this week. UK Book Launch: Jade Munslow Ong and Andrew van der Vlies, eds., Olive Schreiner: Writing Networks and Global Contexts (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2024) 7:00pm-9:00pm Friday 15th March 2024 Event Space, Home MCR All are warmly welcome to attend the UK launch of the co-edited […]

Jade Munslow Ong to give this year’s Percival Lecture

Professor Jade Munslow Ong will host this year’s prestigious Percival Lecture on the South Africa’s relationship with modernism and its modernist writers. The lecture, entitled ‘South Africa’s Modernism, Modernism’s South Africa’ will take place at The Old Fire Station, University of Salford, on 18 April at 6pm, and is organised by Manchester Lit & Phil, […]

New publications and book launch from South African Modernism

South African Modernism is delighted to celebrate a series of new publications An academic article on the making of the film All That is Buried in the journal Media Practice and Education can be found below. The authors were Maire Tracey, Simon Stanton-Sharma, Sanja Nivesjö, Emma Barnes and Jade Munslow Ong. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/25741136.2023.2289095 Here are some […]

South African Modernism news

The South African Modernism project continues to go from strength to strength with appearing at the Being Human festival and sourcing new University of Salford funding for decolonising the curriculum work. On Saturday 11 November, the team ran their Being Human Festival 2023 event, ‘Make a Zine! (Inspired by DRUM Magazine)’ workshop at the Clifford Whitworth Library on […]

Jade Munslow Ong hosts New Thinking: Writing the NHS

Jade Munslow Ong has recently hosted a ‘New Thinking’ conversation as a part of a series of 5 episodes of the Arts and Ideas podcast marking the 75th anniversary of the NHS, focusing on new research in UK universities which explores links between the arts and health. Jade’s guests on the show were Kim Wiltshire […]

Latest from the South African Modernism blog

Why not visit the South African Modernism blog for the latest on key project events? See here for an article on the team’s latest visit to SA and their many adventures… And see here for an article about the Karoo Writers Festival Visual Text Workshop!

SA Modernism at Burnley College and Trafford College

The South African Modernism team led by Jade Munslow Ong and featuring Hannah Helm, Emma Barnes, Katie Barnes and Sanja Nivesjö have continued their collaborative activities in introducing their research to students in local colleges in Greater Manchester. In recent months the team had the pleasure of collaborating with Burnley College in Lancashire to create […]

Visit the South African Modernism blog!

The SA Modernism team has been busy as usual, catch up with all the latest news at their blog here. There, amongst many other delights, you can find out about Jade Munslow Ong’s recent appearance on BBC Radio 3 presenting ‘The South African Bloomsberries’ for The Essay, and read the full script of the programme.