The latest news for the UCT Department of English. Please go to the archive for older news articles.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Professor Imraan Coovadia
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.
UCT English students will be sharing the Arts Block in March with five internationally-renowned writers, scholars and editors, when the English Language and Literature Department hosts the judging panel for the 6th Man Booker International Prize
The University of Cape Town's English Language and Literature Department is ranked in the top 50 of this international ranking system
Masters student Esthie Hugo attends international conference Locating the Gothic in limmerick Ireland.
A collaborative effort by the cast and crew of Otelo Burning, the Isiqalo Waves for Change programme, members of the Department of English at UCT and a PhD student from Stellenbosch leads to a multi-dimensional way of looking at, and doing freedom, in a new South Africa.
by Warren Jeremy Rourke
An event celebrating the rich meanings engendered through the human interaction and use of the beach.
Members of the UCT English Department showcased some of their skills at annual Open Book Festival 2014
By Esthie Hugo