Masters Student

Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana
BA (Hons) Cape Town

Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana is researching the discourse marker functions of ‘ke’ in Xhosa, and his Honours (2007) thesis looked at the use of Xhosa in SMS. He has a BA in Film and Media Production (2005), also from UCT. He works as a Content Curator at Paperight, where he is also the editor of the multilingual Paperight Young Writers Anthology. He writes shorts stories, poems, essays, literary criticism, and is working on his first novel. His research interests mainly centre around the preservation and intellectualisation of African languages in academia and beyond.

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