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Hendrik Hofmeyr turns 50
Thursday, September 13, 2007 - 14:15

Composer Hendrik Hofmeyr turns 50 this year, and the event is being celebrated by a number of concerts at UCT and elsewhere.

New French Honours degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language
Thursday, September 13, 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.

Professor John Higgins
Critical literacy in action
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:45

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.


How do youth find their place in the world?
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:15

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.

Honours Curatorship Programme for 2018
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:00

The Michaelis School fo Fine Art's Centre for Curating the Archive, in close collaboration with Iziko Museums, offers an honours programme in Curatorship.

Annual Neville Alexander lecture discusses language and decoloniality
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 12:00

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.

Honour for innovative, multifaceted linguist
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 15:15

Professor Ana Deumert who heads up the Linguistics Section of the School of African and Gender Studies, Antrhopology and Linguistics, was in Berlin recently to receive the prestigious Humboldt Research Award for her work in general and applied linguistics. Her peers have described her as one of the world’s most distinguished and innovative thinkers in the field of sociolinguistics.

The Fall wins prestigious Scotsman Fringe First Award
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:45

The highly acclaimed Baxter Theatre play The Fall was awarded the Fringe First at the 2017 Scotsman Awards at the Edinburgh Festival.

Fine Art lecturer gets the DST Women in Science Award nod
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:30

Michaelis School of Fine Art senior lecturer, Dr Nomusa Makhubu, has been named as the First Runner Up for the Distinguished Young Woman Scientist, Humanities and Social Sciences award category of the 2017 Department of Science and Technology’s (DST) South African Women in Science Awards (WISA). 

CFMS lecturer publishes a book on Fees Must Fall
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:30

Dr Musawenkosi Ndlovu, senior lecturer at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, will launch his book on Fees Must Fall on Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 17:00, at the Centre for African Studies Gallery, Harry Oppenheimer Institute Building, Upper Campus, UCT. 

UCT Dance School stages Dancing in the dark at Baxter Theatre
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:30

The UCT School of Dance staged a dance work to explore notions of Black Dance on Wednesday, 16 August 2017, at the Baxter Theatre.  

Wasserman honoured by Humboldt Foundation
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00

Herman Wasserman, professor of media studies and director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The award, granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire career achievements, includes a cash award and an invitation to undertake prolonged research in Germany.