Professor Higgins, Arderne Chair of Literature in the Department of English Language and Literature, has recently focused critical literacy on topics in and around debates on higher education at both local and global levels.
A UCT contingent’s July 2017 trip to Japan kick-started a research project that explores how citizenship is experienced and claimed by young people in South Africa and Japan. Professor Nyamnjoh and Ayanda Manqoyi from the Department of Anthropology and Professor Harry Garuba and Zuziwe Msomi from the Department of African Studies were part of the delegation to Japan.
The Michaelis School fo Fine Art's Centre for Curating the Archive, in close collaboration with Iziko Museums, offers an honours programme in Curatorship.
The Centre for African Studies in collaboration with the Linguistics section hosted the fifth annual Neville Alexander lecture to discuss how language speaks to the call for decolonisation of the university space. The lecture took place on Friday, 25 August 2017 at the Centre for African Studies Gallery.