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Language and literature
The Department of English Language and Literature is one of the oldest at the University and is also one of the oldest of its kind in South Africa. A wide range of opportunities are available for research and study in English Language, Literature,...
Creative Writing
The Department offers a 2 year Masters degree in Creative Writing - a workshops and a supervision-based programme. The MA in Creative Writing is the most prestigious on the continent and is entwined with the rich intellectual and cultural life of...


Monday, 24 April 2017

Congratulations to Professor Imraan Coovadia


Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:00

The English department team contributes to the publication of the International Journal of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, Volume 15 Number 1 (2016) 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 11:15

The yearly conference offers a space for postgraduate students to present their research-in-progress to an audience of interdisciplinary peers, cultivating dialogue and collaboration across disciplines and institutions.

The papers from all disciplines within Humanities and Law are presented. There are no restrictions in terms of topic or theme.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 16:00

“Reclaiming Sex and Queering the Word: Black Women’s Poetry on Sexuality”


Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 12:45