M&G Literary Festival programme
- Saturday August 1, 9.30am
Goodbye to all that: Decolonising culture and institutions
Panel: Xolela Mangcu, Achille Mbembe, Leigh-Ann Naidoo and Thaddeus Metz
Chair: Salim Vally
- Saturday August 1, 11.30am
It’s the economy, stupid!
Panel: Herman Mashaba, Greg Mills and Patrick Bond
Chair: Songezo Zibi
- Saturday August 1, 1.30pm
South Africa at a fork in the road
Panel: Steven Friedman, Louis Picard, Rehana Rossouw and John Saul
Chair: Adam Habib
- Saturday August 1, 3.30pm
Future perfect: Transforming Jo’burg from apartheid city to a city for all
Panel: Nechama Brodie, David Everatt, Zayd Ebrahim and Rashid Seedat.
Chair: Phil Harrison
- Sunday August 2, 9.30am
South African fiction publishing at 21: Gatekeeping or rainmaking?
Panel: Fourie Botha (Umuzi), Bridget Impey (Jacana), Thabiso Ma-hlape (The Black Bird), Debra Primo (UKZN Press) and David Robbins (Porcupine Press)
Chair: Bronwyn Law-Viljoen
- Sunday August 2, 11.30am
Black and white in colour: Why race (still) matters
Panel: Anthea Garman, Lewis Gordon, Xolela Mangcu, Hlonipha Mokoena and Melanie Verwoerd
Chair: Shireen Hassim
- Sunday August 2, 1.30pm
The South African novel at 21
Panel: Damon Galgut, Mandla Langa, Niq Mhlongo, Henrietta Rose-Innes and Ivan Vladislavic
Chair: Leon de Kock
- Sunday August 2, 3.30pm
The Monuments Men: Rewriting reputation – Rhodes, Malan, Mandela & EM Forster
Panel:Dean Allen, Damon Galgut, Lindie Koorts and Mandla Langa
Chair: Achmat Dangor
*Note changes to the programme:
Raks Seakhoa will no longer chair the South African fiction publishing at 21: Gatekeeping or rainmaking? panel. It will now be chaired by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen.
Phil Harrison will now chair the Future perfect: Transforming Jo’burg from apartheid city to a city for all panel which Zeblon Vilakazi was set to chair.