Muff Andersson is an arts and culture researcher and author.
Born Maeve Anderson (?) in **
In the 1990s she began her studies with a Post-graduate Diploma in developmental management and public policy (University of Durban Westville, 1998), followed by an MA (with distinction) in African Literature (University of the Witwatersrand, 2002) and a PhD in African Literature (University of the Witwatersrand (2005).
Her cultural career has included work for Sunday Times as journalist, The Bomb Shelter Film Company (2002 – 2004), Unisa Press (as Commissioning Editor, 2006 – 2008), Unisa History and Memory Project (Project leader, 2008 – 2015) and since 2016 the Director of RAW Content(Pty) Ltd, for whom she does research, writing and content development. Among her publications here have been 'The University of South Africa: memories, transformation and Africanisation'
She is also a member of Editorial Committee for the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (since 2010)
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
In the late 1970s she was involved with the expatriate Medu Art Ensemble in Gabarone.
Her publications on South African arts include:
Music in the mix: the story of South African popular music Ravan Press, 1981
"Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom" in Martin Middeke, Peter Paul Schnierer and Greg Homann (editors). 2015. The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
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