2015 Programme

10th South African Literary Awards
4th Africa Century International African Writers Conference
Featuring
AfreeLitMarts Live Show
AfreeWritePlayArts Expo
Poetry & Music Jam Session

PROGRAMME

6th to 7thNovember 2015, Tshwane Events Centre

Conference Theme:
Contribution of the African Writer to the Development of the Continent: Inclusion, Equality and Development in African Literature

Inspired by the AU’s 2015 theme: Women’s Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063, and 20thAnniversary of the Beijing Conference on Women

DAY 1: FRIDAY 6TH Nov 2015
Gates open at 9H00 (P8 WF Nkomo Street)


ACTIVITY

 

VENUE & TIME


Conference Registration & Tea

 

Conference Delegates

9H00 – 9H30
Veepos Foyer

 

Conference Opening Address

 

Minister of Arts And Culture: Mr Nathi Mthethwa

9H30 – 10H00
Veepos Foyer

 

Presentations

 

Panel 1: Reconstructs and New Constructs of Women Writers in the Development of African Literature and Society

Chair: Prof Vuyisile Msila

Presenters:

Prof Muxe Nkondo
Member of the Freedom Park Board, National Arts Council, and Panel of Experts, National Heritage Council.

Topic
“The Arts in Public Policy and Development Plans: Strategic Management for Fundamental Change in Government”

Malusi Ntoyapi
Degree in Social Science and Linguistics from the University of the Western Cape

Topic
“ Women Nurturing Children’s Literacy Journeys through Sharing Stories That Stimulate Their Imaginations”

10H00 – 11h30
VeeposFoyer

 

Panel 2: Place and Role of Women Literary and Other Artists: Post-Colonial Governance During Africa’s Renaissance in the African Century

Chair: Prof Nhlanhla Maake

Presenters:

Dr MatholeMotshekga

“(Ancient African Literature and its role in the shaping of the 21st century)

Nondumiso Msimanga
Honours in Theatre Studies, Wits University

De-stressing Race: Documenting The ‘Trauma Of Freedom’ In Post-Apartheid South Africa From The Viewpoint of a Black Female Born During The National State of Emergency (1985–1990)

 

11H30 – 13H00Veepos Foyer

 

LUNCH

13H00 – 14H00VeeposFoyer

Live Broadcast

 

SAfm – Afternoon Talk With Ashraf Garda

14H00 – 16H00
Veepos Foyer

The Lecture

 

4th International African Writers Conference Lecture

"African Orature Artists and Writers Birthing
Humanizing Sankofa-visions of Utu, Ubuntu and Justice for All."

Prof Micere Githae Mugo,World-renowned Activist,Academic, Poet, Playwright, Literary Critic and Scholar

14H00 – 15H00Veepos Foyer

 

The Poet Laureate Programme

 

 

Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, In His Own Words

 

 

15H00 – 16H00Veepos Foyer

 

Creative Writing Skills Development Workshops

 

 

Genre: Poetry
Facilitator: Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile

Genre: Short story
Facilitator: Victor Molele

 

9H00 – 13H00

Hall L, North Wing Cubicle A

Hall L, North Wing Cubicle B

 

SALA Expo: AfreeWritePlayArts Expo
Outdoor Exhibitions and Performances

 

VENUE & TIME

 

Arts, Craft and Clothing Exhibitions by Kara Heritage Institute and TanzaniteSunset (Pty) Ltd

Warm-up Session with Jerry K

 

9H00 – 16H00
Arts & Crafts Arena

9H00 – 9H30
Outdoor Stage

In the Name of Africa, Celebrating Languages

Poetry Performances by Nqobile Mazibuko,Shumi Da Poet, Poet Faro, Afro Twist

9H30 – 10H00
Outdoor Stage

IsiXhosa Storytelling by Hluma Zakakaof Lisahluma Skills Development Services

10H00 – 10H30
Library Village

African Drums In The Air (an interactive drum session) by
Lucas Bonoko and friends

10H30 – 11H00
African Village

Book reading, (Kiddies Session at the Library Village), by Bongani Godide of Nal’ibali

11H00 – 11H30
Library Village

Bua Africa, Spelling B Session
Facilitated by the wRite associates, Nal’ibali& the National Library of SA

11H30 – 12H30
Outdoor Stage

Book reading, (Kiddies Session at the Library Village), by Bongani Godide of Nal’ibali

African village
12H30 – 13H30

Book reading, (Kiddies Session at the Library Village), by Portia Daniso

13H30 – 14H00
Library Village

Poetry and music

14H00 – 16H00

 

SALA Expo: AfreeWritePlayArts Expo
Indoor Exhibitions and Book Readings

VENUE & TIME

Book Exhibitions

 

9H00 – 16H00
Indoor stalls

Book Reading and Discussion
Excuse Me, Who Gave You That Job? Be The Best In The Work Place by Cebi

11H30 – 12H30
Readers’ Corner

Book Reading and Discussion
I Ran For My Life, by Kabelo Mabalane

 

14H30 – 15H30
Readers’ Corner

 

Poetry and Music Jam Session

 

A Night of Poetry and Music, Celebrating Africa’s Literary and Arts Heritage featuring:

Sonke, Andiswa, Busiswa Mhlaba, Kay-Cee Zo, Shumi Da Poet, Lucas Bonoko, JoemanKgomo, Mr Doo, Tarpsnarch, Danny Khoza, Lebo Mahlasela, Nqobile Mazibuko, Mini Cupper, Lesedi Ngobeni and more…

18H30 – 22H00
Hall L

DAY 2: SATURDAY 7TH Nov 2015
Gates open at 9H00 (P8 WF Nkomo Street)


ACTIVITY

 

VENUE & TIME


Conference seminars

 

Registration

9H00 – 10H00

Panel 1: Human Rights: Unequal equalities – Sexuality, Health, Social & Class Status Representation & Treatment: AWoman’s Take

Chair:Prof Vuyisile Msila

Presenters:
Dr Zonke Majodina
Visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, and member of the Magistrates’ Commission of South Africa.

“Have Human Rights Been Applied Equally To Men and Women?”

Prof Puleng Segalo
Department of Psychology: University of South Africa, South Africa
And

Dr Theresa Ennin
Department of English Studies: University of Cape Coast, Ghana

“Struggles Of The ‘Grassroots People’: In conversation With Emma Darko’s Faceless”

Veepos foyer
10H00 – 11h30

Panel 2: Gendered Influence on the Liberation Struggles, Political andCultural Impact on the Advancement of Women Discourse and Development.

Chair: Prof Nhlanhla Maake

Presenters:

Dr Siphiwe Ignatius Dube
NRF Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Practical Theology, University of Pretoria, RSA.

“Nomadic Subjectivity in the Novels of Four African Women Writers: Americanah, We Need New Names, Woman at Point Zero, and Your Name Shall Be Tanga”

Thato Magano
MA in Political Studies Student, University of the Witwatersrand,

“ beyond Fanon’s Manichean Decolonisation: Advocating for a queered humanity”

Veepos Foyer
11H30 – 12H30

 

LUNCH

VeeposFoyer
12H30 – 13H30

Language Colloquium

 

The Role of Mother Tongue In Influencing and Shaping Our Political, Social, Cultural and Economic Landscape in the 21stCentury Onwards.

Discussion Panel:
Mr Victor Molele, Mr Winston Mohapi, Maishe Maponya

Facilitator: Prof Pitika Ntuli

Veepos Foyer
13H30 – 16H00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Writing Skills Development Workshops

 

Genre: Poetry
Facilitator: Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile

Genre: Short story
Facilitator: Victor Molele

Hall L, North Wing cubicle A,

Hall L, North Wing Cubicle B

 

 

SALA Expo: AfreeWritePlayArts Expo
Outdoor Exhibitions and Performances

 

 

VENUE & TIME

Arts, Craft and Clothing Exhibitions by Kara heritage Institute and TanzaniteSunset (Pty) Ltd

Warm up session with Jerry K

9H00 – 16H00
Arts & Crafts Arena

9H00 – 9H30
Outdoor Stage

In the Name of Africa, Celebrating Languages

Poetry Performances, by Inkflow Poetry Project and Other Poets

9H30 – 10H00
Outdoor Stage

Storytelling by Centre for the Book

10H00 – 10H30
Library Village

African Drums In The Air (an interactive drum session), by
Lucas Bonoko and friends

10H30 – 11H00
African Village

Book Reading, (Kiddies Session at the Library Village), by Portia Daniso,of Nal’ibali

11H00 – 11H30
Library Village

Bua Africa, Spelling B session
Facilitated by the wRite associates, Nal’ibali& the National Library of SA

11H30 – 12H30
Outdoor Stage

Book Reading, (Kiddies session at the Library Village), by Bongani Godide of Nal’ibali

African village
12H30 – 13H30

Book Reading, (Kiddies session at the Library Village), by Portia Daniso

13H30 – 14H00
Library Village

Poetry and Music

14H00 – 16H00

 

 

SALA Expo: AfreeWritePlayArts Expo
Indoor Exhibitions and Book Readings

 

 

VENUE & TIME

Book Exhibitions

 

9H00 – 16H00
Indoor stalls

Book Reading in Brailleand Discussion
Can You Imagine by AdeifeAdeniran

9H30 – 10H30
Readers’ Corner

Book Reading and Discussion
Antoinette Ntuli

11H00 – 12H00
Readers’ Corner

Reading in Sign Language and Discussion
NenioMbazima

Interpreter:
Lebo Chauke

13H00 – 14H30
Readers’ Corner

 

 South African Literary Awards, featuring AfreeLitmarts Live Show

 

South African Literary Awards Gala dinner, featuring AfreeLitmarts Live Show

Micere Githae Mugo
Maishe Maponya
Molefe Pheto (KoNtoeng)
Pitika Ntuli
MenyatsoMatholeQuartet
Gloria Bosman

18H30 – 23H00

INVITATION To Public


2015 Performers

Bongani Godide

Bongani

Bongani Godide is the Cluster Mentor for the Nal’ibali campaign in Gauteng. His success as the Gauteng Nal’ibali Cluster Mentor involves local people, teachers and caregivers to be part of his community projects, which will increase sustainability and accountability. Bongani has experience as an actor and professional storyteller, as well as a passion for developing literacy. In 2004, he won at the Sibikwa Storytelling Festival. He is full of exciting and innovative ideas for sparking a love of stories in small communities, such as the “Read a Story to a School Near You” project, which invites ordinary people who can read and write to visit a local school or library and read.


Portia Daniso

PortiaDaniso

Portia Daniso is the National Support Trainer. She studied media and journalism at Achievers Business College and, in 2010, went back to college to study E.C.D level 5 higher certificate at College of Cape Town. Wanting to know more about early childhood development, in 2011, she then enrolled at UNISA for her B. Ed. Degree in Foundation phase. Her interest in developmental psychology and literacy has seen her work for mainstream as well as Montessori education.


2015 Stakeholders


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2015 Vendors/Exhibitors

Meet the 2015 AfreeWritePlayArts Expo Vendors/Exhibitors

POSTER

Excuse me who gave you that Job

Be the best in the workplace

  • Author: Nomcebiso (Cebi)Ngqinambi

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Call for Papers

4th Africa Century International African Writers Conference

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2015

6th – 7th November 2015

Theme:

Contribution of the African Writer to the Development of the Continent: Inclusion, Equality and Development in African Literature.

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