301pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017
This collection of essays, which "engages with what 'the social' might mean after apartheid", grew out of a collaboration between the SARChI Chair in Social Change at the University of Fort Hare and the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape, that took the form of a Winter School for doctoral and master's students.
"The Mandela Imaginary: reflections on post-reconciliation libidinal economy" by Derek Hook
"The Return of Empathy: postapartheid fellow feeling" by Ross Truscott
"Re-Cover: Afrikaans rock, apartheid's children and the work of the cover" by Aidan Erasmus
"The Graves of Dimbaza: temporal remains" by Gary Minkley and Helena Pohlandt-Mc Cormick
"The Trojan Horse and the 'Becoming' Technical of the Human'" by Premesh Lalu.
Maurits van Bever Donker and Ross Truscott are Andrew W Mellon Foundation Next Generation Researchers in the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape.
Gary Minkley is the NRF/ SARChI Chair in Social Change at the University of Fort Hare.
Premesh Lalu is Director of the DST-NRF Flagship for Critical Thought in African Humanities of the CHR at the University of the Western Cape.