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.
"The question, 'where are you from', or better still, 'where are you originally from', is a hypothesis that is often difficult to engage with, because underlying that is the reduction of personhood to an entrapment in a geographical location, facilitated by an act of fate, birth," writes Dr Divine Fuh, director of the Institute for the Humanities in Africa. This article was first published by News24.
Artists, meaning people who make their living from the performing or visual arts, need to survive like all other people, and theatres need to remain solvent, like all other businesses in this time, writes Lara Foot, in an op-ed published in the Daily Maverick on 29 May 2020.
Through its Research Development Fund, the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) has thrown its weight and funding behind the establishment of the San and Khoe Research Unit at UCT, headed by the Centre for African Studies' Dr June Bam-Hutchison.
Dr Divine Fuh, director of UCT's Institute for the Humanities in Africa (HUMA), took part in a webinar about COVID-19's possible impact on global inequalitues, hosted by the University of Bergen, Norway, on 8 May 2020.
“We need a system that runs on steroids of care rather than one operating on opium of destruction,” says Divine Fuh, Director of the Institute for the Humanities in Africa (HUMA) at the University of Cape Town, in this interview with the GRIP Secretariat of the University of Bergen on the COVID-19 pandemic and global inequality.