UCT's ANFASA grant winners

22 March 2017

The Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa (ANFASA) recently announced the winners of their 2016 grants, three of whom are from UCT.

The grants provide funding for an author to devote themselves to the preparation, writing or completion of their manuscript for publication as a general non-fiction, educational or academic work.

Mignonne Breier, from UCT’s Research Office, will be researching and writing on the ‘riots’ in Duncan Village, East London, on 9 November 1952, at the height of the ANC Defiance Campaign.

Tebogo Mokganyetji, a PhD candidate in public health, will be engaging the older generation (older than 70) of black women to collectively think about black beauty and how they used indigenous methods to maintain their beauty.

Andrew Lilley, associate professor in UCT’s jazz studies programme, will be focusing on a piece about renowned jazz musician Bheki Mseleku entitled, “Bheki Mseleku: Analysis of Compositions and lmprovisational Style”.

Story Pete van der Woude.

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