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Sunday, 26 May 2019
EDU Launches Mandisa 2019

The Education Development Unit (EDU) recently welcomed the 2019 cohort of mentor sna mentees to the Mandisa Academy Mentorship Project, which provides multiple layers of academic support toward improving representation and success of black SA students in postgraduate studies.

Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 - 13:15
Magical flute’s links to early Islamic robotics

University of Cape Town (UCT) scholar Dr Cara Stacey’s recreation of a 12th century water-powered perpetual flute provides intriguing insights into the work of early Islamic inventors; their fusion of craftsmanship and ingenious mechanics, and their contribution to the nascent field of robotics.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 09:30
Representational Film at UCT

“Fall into the sky” is a documentary film that deals with issues of xenophobia, colourism and afrophobia in South Africa through the perspectives of black women, coloured women and women of colour.  The documentary was produced by students at the Centre for Film and Media Studies.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00
‘Neva Again’, Will We Be Silent

After five years of hard work, Professor Adam Haupt and his co-editors, Dr. Quentin Williams (UWC) and H. Samy Alim (UCLA) are finally set to release their book  Neva Again in April 2019. The book is about how Hip Hop is used by activist to develop critical literacy.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 13:45