South African Modernism

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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.

English Research Seminar: Alicia Rouverol and Sanja Nivesjö

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 The seminar is also available to online participants. Abstracts and

New film from SA Modernism team due to be screened this Autumn

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

New article by Jade Munslow Ong

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.

Jade Munslow Ong named as a 2022 New Generation Thinker

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.

Jade Munslow Ong on BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking

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