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Professor of English, University of Johannesburg

Ronit Frenkel is a Professor of English at the University of Johannesburg. She holds a Ph.D in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in African Literature from The University of the Witwatersrand. Being interdisciplinary in orientation, Ronit’s work falls at the intersection of Cultural Studies, African Literature and Identity based critical theory. Her book publications include Reconsiderations. South African Indian Fiction and the Making of Race in Postcolonial Culture (Unisa Press, 2010) and Traversing Transnationalism: the horizons of cultural and literary studies (Rodopi Press, 2011) with David Watson (Uppsala) and Pier Paolo Frassinelli (UJ).
She is the editor of The Thinker -


  • –present
    Professor, University of Johannesburg