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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,...


Saturday, 24 March 2018
Nadia Davids and Jay Pather, What Remains, 2018 Fleur du Cap awards
Assoc. Prof. Nadia Davids' play What Remains received 5 awards at the 2018 Fleur du Cap awards

Warm congratulations are due to Associate Professor Nadia Davids, whose newest play, What Remains, was awarded as many as 5 Fleur du Cap awards at the 2018 ceremony on Sunday 18 March. This is an extraordinary achievement, testament to a remarkable work and to the dedication and talent of the team that brought it to the stage.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 11:30
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The Afrows Anthology – Propelling Young Black Writers

Nearly 100 people packed UCT's Centre for African Studies Gallery on October 30th for the launch of Afrows: Words of Subversion – a provocative collection of protest poetry and prose by five UCT undergraduate English majors.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:00
Hedley Twidle's new book Firepool: Experiences in an Abnormal World

The launch of Hedley Twidle's book Firepool: Experiences in an Abnormal World at the Book Lounge in Cape Town

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 13:15
International Journal of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education

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