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Editorial Board

[…] Ellipses Journal of Creative Research is managed by an Editor in Chief and Digital Editor, currently both roles are held by Dr. Tegan Bristow. Contact Dr. Bristow: tegan.bristow @ wits .ac .za The Editor in Chief is supported by an Editorial Board made up of Wits School of Arts, non Wits affiliated Regional members […]

The Bantu Men’s Social Centre (BSMC): Towards a South African Jazz Hauntology

From the mid 1920s, the Bantu Mens’ Social Centre (BMSC) served as a lively centre of cultural activity for black men – and some women – in Johannesburg, attracting and nurturing many outstanding intellectuals and artists. This piece revisits the site nearly a full century after its opening, foregrounding how practices of listening, aurality and […]