Mikaela Nhondo Erskog is a ‘South Africanised’ Zimbabwean-Swede. She holds a BA and a joint Honours degree in History and Politics from the university currently known as Rhodes (UCKAR). She is currently reading towards her Masters in History and is a fellow of the Unit for Humanities at Rhodes University (UHURU). Her research interests involve rethinking intellectual traditions in recent SA History by looking at the politics of Black Women thinkers, their struggles for intellectual Being and the discourses/reproductions of them and their contributions.