South African feminist poetry

South African feminist poetry

PSU (Baderoon)

Gabeba Baderoon is a poet and scholar and associate professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies and African studies. Ronelda Sonnet Kamfer was born in Cape Town. She spent a portion of her childhood on a farm in Grabouw, where her grandparents were farmworkers. She moved to the Cape Flats with her family and regards this dual reality as the source of her poetic voice. Makhosazana Xaba is an award-winning anthologist and short story writer.

Talk Information:

Black Feminist Poetry: "Our Words, Our Worlds"
August 27, 2021 | 9:00 AM

What poetry can do? Black feminist poetry is helping to reshape public culture in South Africa in important ways. A panel of three award-winning poets will talk about the power of acts of African feminist imagination in the world.