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New French Honours degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language
Thu, 13 Sep 2007 - 14:14

A new French Honours degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language will start in February 2008. The degree is the first of its kind in South Africa, and is the result of support from the Bureau for Cooperation for French in South Africa.

A tribute to poet and professor Harry Garuba: we continue to learn with you
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 08:45

A moving tribute to the late Prof Harry Garuba by Natasha Himmelman, Nicole Sarmiento and Thuto Thipe, of UCT's Centre for African Studies, was published in The Conversation on 31 March.

Academic freedom in times of Covid-19
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 10:30

Corona Times, a public-engagement project launched by the Institute for the Humanities in Africa (HUMA), has published its first article, 'Academic freedom in times of Covid-19'.

Lockdown: how to survive working from home
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 09:45

Assoc Prof Kevin Thomas, head of the Department of Psychology, and Dr Memory Muturiki, director of Student Wellness at UCT, give their take on how best to navigate the 'new normal' of working from home.

Love, laughter and tears for the ‘lion of Africa’
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 10:45

Laughter and tears became one as the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated the life of the late, great Professor Harry Garuba on Friday, 6 March. Family, faculty, students and staff came together at the Centre for African Studies Gallery to remember and honour the 'lion of Africa'.

‘Leaving home at 10’ by Professor Harry Garuba
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 19:00

“Leaving home at 10” is a poem from the late Professor Harry Garuba’s second collection, Animist Chants and Memorials, which is dedicated to his father, Joel O Garuba.

A tribute to Harry
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 11:45

A memorial for the late Professor Garuba was hosted jointly by the Faculty of Humanities; School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics; Centre for African Studies, and the Department of English Language & Literature, on Friday, 6 March. Lehlohonolo Shale was among those who read a poem in his honour.

Death of a poet, a leader and a friend – Prof Harry Garuba, 1958-2020
Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 10:30

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Assoc Prof Shose Kessi, penned a tribute to the late Prof Harry Garuba, who passed away on 28 February 2020.

In remembrance: Professor Harry Garuba
Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 11:00

Professor Harry Garuba passed away on Friday, 28 February 2020, after a long illness. The UCT executive mourned his loss and paid a moving tribute to outstanding scholar and champion of decolonisation.

The Language of Faith in Southern Africa
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 - 09:30

Join the Religious Studies Department on 4 March between 13:00 and 14:00 in the REL Studies Seminar room for a talk by Dr Hermen Kroesbergen titled 'The Language of Faith in Southern Africa'.

The 'two faces' of UCT
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 14:45

In writing his latest book, "UCT under Apartheid", Emeritus Professor Howard Phillips of UCT's Historical Studies Department was confronted with two conflicting sides to the university's position on apartheid.

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative comes to Cape Town
Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 15:30

More than 200 renowned artists and arts leaders from South Africa and around the world will gather at Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre Centre on 8 and 9 February to attend the prestigious Rolex Arts Weekend.