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.
Like many institutions of performing arts, UCT's renowned Opera School has grappled with new formats of teaching and learning during the COVID-19 lockdown. But students have engaged with material in new ways, resulting in a “palpable difference” in their approach to singing, said the school’s director, Jeremy Silver. They even staged an opera.
Media reports often deflect attention away from the perpetrator and focuses on the victim and her role in the incident instead – this kind of pervasive victim blaming will keep us from eradicating gender-based violence (GBV), writes Professor Floretta Boonzaier.
Baxter Back on Stage with Gregory Maqoma and Zolani Mahola celebrated the Baxter Theatre Centre’s return to live performances under lockdown Level 1 and served as a benefit fundraiser aimed at helping recover the loss of income over the past six months.
UCT and the Faculty of Humanities' Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) recently announced the inaugural cohort for its Online Fellowship Programme, which was created to help artists develop and realise their interdisciplinary artistic work online – particularly during the national lockdown.
Championed by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, a new production celebrates the Baxter’s return to opening its doors under lockdown Level 1 and serves as a benefit fundraiser aimed at helping recover the loss of income over the past six months.
The illegal and unaccountable militarisation of Cape Town’s Metro Police undermines both city and national governance. Where are the DA national leaders and national government? Is there a de facto agreement that the City of Cape Town is allowed to run a private army? Prof Lesley Green and Vanessa Farr expressed their arguments in this article, which was originally published in the Daily Maverick.