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Speaker: Dr Nduduzo Makhathini

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Dr Makhathini is a musicologist at the University of KwaZulu Natal school of the arts and a multiple award winning recording artist signed under the prestigious Blue Note Records. Dr Makhathini has recently published two papers with peer review journals, Bheki Mseleku: Towards a Biography (2018), and Jazz in Postcolonial South Africa: Tracing the Politics of ‘Formal’ and ‘Informal’ (2021). His doctoral dissertation, which he obtained from Stellenbosch University, was titled: _Breaking into Sound: Dis/Locating Ntu Cosmology and Improvisation in South African Jazz_ (2023). Dr Makhathini’s scholarship focuses on constructing alternative sites for theorising jazz studies in South Africa that consider cosmologies as points of departure.

 

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