Introduction: ghostly borders

Keywords: Afroeuropean, the (in)visibility of blackness, border-crossings, mapping (un)belonging

Abstract

Editorial

Author Biographies

Polo B. Moji, University of Cape Town

Polo B. Moji is Senior Lecturer in English literature at the University of Cape Town. Her current research focuses on Francophone Afro-European literary and cultural production.

Natasha Himmelman, University of the Witwatersrand

Natasha Himmelman is currently based at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Department of African Literature.

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Published
2019-04-23
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