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
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We are delighted to announce the latest English Research Seminar, taking place in person and online on Wednesday 8th November between 2:30 and 3:30 on the University of Salford campus. If you wish to attend as a member of the public, please contact Scott Thurston on S.Thurston@salford.ac.uk. The seminar is also available to online participants.
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!
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
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.
We are delighted to announce the latest English Research Seminar, taking place in person on Wednesday 26 February between 2:30 and 4:30 on the University of Salford campus. If you wish to attend as a member of the public, please contact Scott Thurston on S.Thurston@salford.ac.uk. The seminar is also available to online participants. Abstracts and
The film All that is Buried, that members of the SA Modernism team (Jade Munslow Ong, Emma Barnes and Sanja Nivesjö) were involved in making this summer will be screened as part of the national Being Human Festival on Friday 11th November 17:30-19:00 in the Digital Performance Lab at MediaCityUK. Free tickets available here (includes welcome
We are excited to report Jade’s latest article to appear in English Studies in Africa. The piece is entitled: ‘‘Too Uncompromising a Figure to be So Disposed of’: Virginia Woolf and/on Olive Schreiner You can read the article for free via open access here.
We are delighted to report that Jade Munslow Ong has been named by BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as one of their 2022 New Generation Thinkers. Jade, along with nine other New Generation Thinkers, will have the prestigious opportunity to communicate her research by making programmes for BBC Radio 3.
We were delighted that Dr Jade Munslow Ong was invited to appear on BBC Radio Three’s ‘Free Thinking’, in an episode entitled ‘Modernism Around the World’ this month. Details of the episode are below and you can listen to the programme here. Murals which aimed to synthesise the history and culture of Mexico, Japanese novels