Hlonipha Mokoena

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Hlonipha Mokoena is a South African historian at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research of the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a specialist is South African intellectual history.[1] She formerly worked in the anthropology department at Columbia University.[2] She received her PhD from the University of Cape Town in 2005.[3] Her book, Magema Fuze: The Making of a Kholwa Intellectual, is about Magema Magwaza Fuze, the first Zulu-speaker to publish a book in the language.[4][5]

Selected publications[edit]

  • "An Assembly of Readers: Magema Fuze and His Ilanga Lase Natal Readers", Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 35, No. 3 (Sep., 2009), pp. 595–607.
  • Magema Fuze: The Making of a Kholwa Intellectual. University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1869141912


  1. ^ "Hlonipha Mokoena". Socialdifference.columbia.edu. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Hlonipha Mokoena - Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research". Wiser.wits.ac.za. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Hlonipha Mokoena". The Conversation. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Hlonipha Mokoena «  Black Portraiture[s] Conferences". Blackportraitures.info. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  5. ^ Tallie, T.J.; Couper, Scott (1 January 2012). "Hlonipha Mokoena. Magema Fuze: The Making of a Kholwa Intellectual. Moss Mashamaite, The Second Coming: The Life and Times of Pixley ka Isaka Seme, The Founder of the ANC". Journal of Natal and Zulu History. 30 (1): 101–106. doi:10.1080/02590123.2012.11964180. Retrieved 14 August 2018.

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