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[…] Ellipses Journal of Creative Research is managed by an Editor in Chief 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 and non Wits affiliated International members. Each issue is […]

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 […]