Victoria Collis-Buthelezi

Victoria Collis-Buthelezi

University of the Witwatersrand/University of Johannesburg
Centre for the Study of Race, Gender & Class/English

Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi is an Associate Professor in English and Director of University of Johannesburg’s Centre for the Study of Race, Gender and Class. Her research interests include Black intellectual history as well as Caribbean, African, and African American literatures. She has published in several international journals such as Small Axe, Callaloo, and The Black Scholar, for which she co-edited a special issue on “Black Studies in South Africa.” Her current book project excavates the print cultures of Black migrants to Cape Town from the Caribbean, the US, West Africa and other parts of South Africa before the rise of anti-colonial nationalism. She is a research associate of the Institute of Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University (New York) and a senior research fellow at the Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Study (JIAS) at the University of Johannesburg. She is on the Global Advisory Board of the Center of Global Black Studies at the University of Miami and Association of Global Political Thought (Harvard). Collis-Buthelezi has held posts in English at the University of Cape Town and as a Senior Researcher at the Wits Institute of Social and Economic Research (WiSER) at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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