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Scenes from an Execution
UCT alumnus and double Fluer du Cap nominee Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution, alongside a stellar cast of fellow UCT alumni and staff. Director Clare Stopford is a senior lecturer at UCT...
Show your true colours
Support the artists of tomorrow by making a gift to the UCT Performing and Creative Arts today. Image by Siwaphiwe Mgoboza, 2015, 'Who Let the Beings Out?'
Welcome new and returning students!
Congratulations on joining our vibrant, multicultural community of students and staff. Have a question? No problem: browse this website for info or visit our main administrative office in the Beattie Building.
Apply for study in 2018
Thinking of applying to the Faculty of Humanities? Want to know more about our degree programmes and course majors on offer for 2018?
IT donation gives hope to local schools
This year, the Humanities Central Technology Unit (CTU) earmarked a total of ten computers for donation to disadvantaged schools in the Western Cape.

News

Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Research reveals deep East-South connection

Professor Rajend Mesthrie has been awarded a BRICS-related NIHSS grant for joint India-South Africa research on language and culture. Mesthrie is Professor of Linguistics in the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology & Linguistics, at the University of Cape Town. He holds one of the four DST SARCHi Research Chairs in the Faculty of Humanities.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:30
Red Apples. Green Apples, a climate change project

In March, UCT School of Dance hosted an innovative arts education project titled ‘Red Apples, Green Apples’ aimed at teaching school children about the effects of climate change and environmental issues using the media of dance, visual arts and design.  This initiative formed part of a collaborative research project involving the University of Cape Town, the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and the Peter Clarke Arts Centre. 

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:15
Exhibition commemorates SA naval tragedy

On the morning of the 21st of February 1917, a South African navy vessel the SS Mendi collided with the SS Darro, a larger cargo ship travelling at high speed through thick fog on the English Channel. Of the 800 troops on board the SS Mendi, 616 drowned as a result of the collision. 607 of these were South African black recruits.  This year, the Centre for African Studies (CAS) is hosting a series of commemorative events in order to pay tribute to these South Africans.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:30
Pallo Jordan visits UCT campus

Mr. Zweledinga Pallo Jordan paid an impromptu visit to Upper Campus on Monday, 13 March. He is the eldest child of the late Professor Archibald Campbell and Dr. Phyllis Priscilla “Nogqaza” Ntantala-Jordan, both of whom have deep connections to the University of Cape Town. The Humanities Arts Block was officially renamed the AC Jordan Building in August 2014.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:30

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