Uhuru Portia Phalafala

Uhuru Phalafala (PhD) is a lecturer at Stellenbosch University. She is currently completing the monograph, Black Radical Traditions From the South: Keorapetse Kgositsile and the Black Arts Movement. She heads a project that repatriates and republishes apartheid-era cultural production, which has recently republished an anthology of ANC women’s poetry from 1981 titled Malibongwe (uHlanga 2020). Her forthcoming project Mine Mine Mine is a mythopoetic chronicle of her grandfather’s journey as a migrant worker in the gold mines of Johannesburg.