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Monday, 24 June 2019
Humanities lecturer wins SALA Award

Simphiwe Nolutshungu, a lecturer in the Department of African Languages and Literatures, has been awarded the Poetry Award by the South African Literary Awards (SALA) for his book, Iingcango Zentliziyo. His book has been hailed by judges as a moving collection of isiXhosa poetry.

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 14:30
Afrophobia: Language does the dirty work

While language has the capacity to engender great pride, it too often also “does the dirty work of boundary creation and maintenance”, setting the stage for Afrophobia.

That is the warning from University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD candidate Ivan Katsere, a lecturer in the Department of Psychology, whose research into the “politics of language” has alerted him to its potential to entrench a harmful “us and them” scenario.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 08:00
Inspiring Graduate Kitso Seti

Honours graduate in Political Science, Kitso Seti, shines a light on the way theatre was used by the Black Consciousness movement in the struggle against apartheid.

Publication Date:
Mon, 06 May 2019 - 11:30
Zinzi Nogavu's music journey soars

Zinzi Nogavu, alumnus from UCT's South African College of Music, is soaring high with her music career.  She is currently in Scotland for an international Arts exchange programme

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 14:30