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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,...

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Associate Professor Nadia Davids' play At Her Feet returns to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio from 22 November to 8 December 2018 – for the first time in 14 years

Written in 2002, At Her Feet evokes the experiences of four Muslim women in Cape Town whose lives are touched by the events of 9/11 and by the honour killing of a Jordanian girl.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:00
Associate Professor Barbara Boswell has been awarded the coveted Debut Award for South African Writing in English from the University of Johannesburg for her novel Grace

The Department is thrilled to announce that Associate Professor Barbara Boswell has been awarded the coveted Debut Award for South African Writing in English from the University of Johannesburg for her novel Grace (Modjaji Books, 2017)

Publication Date:
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:00
Black Archives and Intellectual Histories Seminar Series - Archive in the Wake

Join us for our next seminar with prolific scholars, Deborah Thomas and Joy James. Due to flight times, this seminar will begin later than usual at 3 pm and end at 5 pm. Lunch will be served at 14:30 pm. The seminar will be in A.C. Jordan 116 on September 26th.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:45
Barbara Boswell’s novel, Grace has been shortlisted for the UJ Debut Literary Prize for South African Writing in English

Associate Professor Barbara Boswell’s novel, Grace (Modjaji 2017) has been shortlisted for the UJ Debut Literary Prize for South African Writing in English

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:45

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