Isabel Hofmeyr

Professor of African Literature

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and Visiting Distinguished Global Professor in the English Department, NYU. Her most recent book is Gandhi’s Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading (2013). Along with Antoinette Burton she has edited, Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire: Creating an Imperial Commons, forthcoming in December 2014.