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English Literary Studies at UCT
The English Department is home to a wide range of creative and critical engagements in literary and cultural studies.
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Why Literary Studies?
A degree in English Literary Studies prepares you for any role in which skills like close reading, clear writing and critical thinking are crucial.

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Saturday, 20 April 2019
Event: Andrew van der Vlies in conversation with Erica Lombard at UCT on 4 April

On 4 April, 1–2pm, AC Jordan 116, Prof. Andrew van der Vlies (QMUL, UWC) will be in conversation with Dr Erica Lombard (UCT) about Zoë Wicomb's Race, Nation, Translation and South African Writing in Transition.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 13:30
English Honours students Daniela Friedman and Tasneem Allybokus have been made interns at PEN SA

English Honours students Daniela Friedman and Tasneem Allybokus have joined PEN SA as interns.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 11:30
Book launch: The Zulus of New York, by Zakes Mda. In conversation with Nadia Davids

The launch of The Zulus of New York, by Zakes Mda. Mda will be in conversation with Nadia Davids.

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 11:00
Institute for Creative Arts Book Launch - Acts of Transgression: Contemporary Live Art in South Africa

Book Launch - Acts of Transgression: Contemporary Live Art in South Africa.

Q&A session between the editors and audience, facilitated by award-winning writer and playwright Nadia Davids.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 12:30

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