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Rhodes University in Grahamstown hosted a Colloquium this week under the theme: Rethinking South African Canonical Writing Centering the isiXhosa Writings of the 19th and early 20th Century. The Colloquium, which seeks to reflect on and engage with the thoughts, ideas, and knowledge embedded in the writings of isiXhosa writers, was presented by the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) Catalytic Project on Concept Formation, in African Languages Studies. The project is housed in the School of Languages and Literature and led by Prof. Antjie Krog.