Topic: This Way I Salute You: Celebrating Keorapetse Kgositsile
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre
Moderator: Lebohang Masango
Description: On January 3, 2018, the year in which he would have reached the milestone of his 80th birthday, the sagacious doyen of African and black diasporic letters, Keorapetse Kgositsile transitioned into the realm of his ancestors. Dr Uhuru Phalafala’s PhD dissertation, a literary biography, maps out Kgositsile’s transnational activities via a trajectory of four main movements he was directly and indirectly involved in, namely, the Drum era, the Makerere Conference, the Black Arts Movement, and Medu Arts Ensemble. Join Dr Phalafala and Lebohang Masango as they celebrate the life of Keorapetse Kgositsile.
Featuring: Uhuru Phalafala