Saturday, 14 December 2019
Contribution to South African Sociolinguistics

Professor Rajend Mesthrie, the SARChI Chair of of Migration, Language and Social Change, recently had a book brought out in his honour entitled, English in Multilingual South Africa.  He also had his PhD thesis topic, which was reworked as his first book in 1991, republished this year (38 years later) in a prestigious volume by Routledge.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 14:30
Infecting the City 2019

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts has again teamed up with curator Jay Pather to present Infecting the City 2019, a six-day festival of public arts that will transform the city between 18 and 24 November.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 - 13:15
The danger of ‘the anti-immigrant narrative’

South Africa is witnessing a perfect storm, a concerted onslaught of violence – especially against women and children – xenophobia and the breakdown of law and order. And while none of this is new, if left unchecked it will continue into the next millennium, Dr Mandla Langa warned.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 10:15
5 questions with Chris Ouma, African literature researcher

Dr Chris Ouma – a senior lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Cape Town (UCT) – pursues research that looks at African and African diasporic literature. He is co-editor of the journal Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies.

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 13:15