Carli Coetzee

  • Publications partner

Carli Coetzee is the editor of Negotiating the Past and Afropolitanism: Reboot, and the author of Accented Futures: Language Activism and the Ending of Apartheid and many articles on African literature and on the ethics of north-south interactions. Her monograph Written Under the Skin: Blood and Transgenerational Memory in South Africa was published in 2019 in the African Articulations Series (Boydell & Brewer/James Currey) and Wits University Press. She is the editor, with Moradewun Adejunmobi, of the Routledge Handbook of African Literature (2019). She is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Literature, Language and Media at Wits University, and a Research Associate at Oxford University’s African Studies Centre. Her work as the editor of the Journal of African Cultural Studies is part of a larger activist project that seeks to change publishing patterns that privilege northern-based scholars and institutions. She frequently takes part in research and early career mentoring workshops hosted by African universities and organisations.