The Cape Town launch of Gabeba Baderoon’s new book, Regarding Muslims

The Book Lounge and Wits University Press warmly invite you to join us for the launch of Gabeba Baderoon’s new book

REGARDING MUSLIMS  From slavery to post-apar theid
Drawing on an extensive popular and official archive, Regarding Muslims analyses the role of Muslims from South Africa’s founding moments to the contemporary period. Gabeba Baderoon will be in discussion with poet Rustum Kozain and Desiree Lewis, head of Women’s and Gender Studies at UWC about how Muslims fit into South Africa’s well-known narrative of colonialism, apartheid and postapartheid.

About the author: Gabeba Baderoon is a poet and author of the collections The Dream in the Next Body and A Hundred Silences. She received a PhD in English from the University of Cape Town and she is an Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and African Studies at Pennsylvania State University.

WHEN: Monday 4 August, 17:30 for 18:00
WHERE: The Book Lounge: 71 Roeland St, Cape Town
RSVP: [email protected] | 021 462 2425

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