Defend Truth

Jane Taylor

Jane Taylor is a scholar with an interest in the history of diaries and confessional texts. She currently holds the Andrew W Mellon Chair in Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance at the Centre for Humanities Research at UWC, where she develops creative enquiries into the histories and futures of material culture. Taylor has two published novels (‘The Transplant Men and Of Wild Dogs’ – which won the Olive Schreiner Award), wrote ‘Ubu and the Truth Commission’, and the libretto for ‘Confessions of Zeno’. Recently she has been writing lecture-performances, bringing her scholarly and creative practices together.