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Author: Marie Kruger

that is equally invested in representing one of the central institutions of the new political dispensation and in commemorating the human rights violations of the past. “A campus for human rights”: this phrase—together with other temporal and spatial metaphors that reclaim the prison complex as “living

In: Matatu

little as the proverbial peacock did when on its way to a tea party, it happened upon a glittering event titled ‘Pride.’ With confidence, clearing its voice, tail feathers aloft, it waddled into a convention of motivated lions. But here I stand. For the purposes of a label, this paper is a causerie . In

In: Matatu
Author: Annie Gagiano

time or deliberate obscurantism needs to be queried, in line with Susan Sontag’s indignant words: To speak of reality becoming a spectacle is a breath-taking provincialism. It universalizes the viewing habits of a small, educated population living in the rich part of the world, where news has been

In: Matatu

and dosage her mother should take while warning them that “modern medicine has done a great job of prolonging life, but the legal system hasn’t caught up with the difficulties that inevitably arise when you have people living longer than they want to live” (188). This physician also insists on the

In: Global Healing

in some cases it does – than literature and literary criticism motivating a broad public audience, including medical professionals, to advocate for transformational change. As historian Sarah Lewis has recently asserted, “The work of culture alters our perceptions…. It connects us to the work of

In: Global Healing

for life, but at the same time is a living testimony to aids . She also asks her mother to “pray that God gives us the strength to bear the agony, anguish, shame, humiliation, isolation, and gossip” that accompany an hiv / aids diagnosis (26). 33 Stigma moves to the forefront of The Beast in the

In: Global Healing

characterizes Rayment’s interactions with Elizabeth Costello, a writer who is frustrated that she cannot extract a good story from Rayment and urges him to begin living a life “ worth putting in a book” (2005: 29). Costello also features prominently in Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals (1999) and Elizabeth

In: Global Healing

resources on managing also can actively impede the search for a cure, depriving individuals of any chance of a life free of their condition. 7 But what about healing, working for long-term wellbeing? Often just as important as managing a chronic condition is healing, not necessarily in the sense of curing

In: Global Healing

not to you? As youths, we watched our parents serve an ideal, with a pride drawn from a certain social position. We witnessed as they effectively assisted with French penetration. Together, we attended schools where we began to conceive of a better destiny. Later, in accordance with life’s

In: Essai d’histoire locale by Djiguiba Camara
Authors: Elara Bertho and Marie Rodet

able to piece together of his eventful life. We shall go on to analyse the particular status of his literary construction, characterised as it is by its fundamentally hybrid nature, a cross between oral tradition and written material. Then will follow a detailed study of Djiguiba Camara’s position as

In: Essai d’histoire locale by Djiguiba Camara