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English Department in the World QS Rankings
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 - 13:45

The University of Cape Town's English Language and Literature Department is ranked in the top 50 of this international ranking system

Locating the Gothic Conference Review
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 - 11:15

Masters student Esthie Hugo attends international conference Locating the Gothic in limmerick Ireland.

Beyond the Surf: Sara Blecher’s Otelo Burning (2011)
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 - 12:30

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

ARH Framing the Beach 30th September 2014
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 - 12:30

An event celebrating the rich meanings engendered through the human interaction and use of the beach.

UCT English Department showcases some of its skills at annual Open Book Festival
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 - 11:30

Members of the UCT English Department showcased some of their skills at annual Open Book Festival 2014

By Esthie Hugo

New Voices New Spaces
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 - 13:15

Masande Ntshanga wins International PEN New Voices Award

Hedley Twidle's new book Firepool: Experiences in an Abnormal World
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 13:15

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

International Journal of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 - 11:15

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

Talking the WALK with Dr Barbara Boswell
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 - 12:45

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


Welcome new Postgradute Students
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 - 11:30

ELL welcomes 18 new Honours students this year, and 14 new Masters students.

Reading Gandhi
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 - 18:00

Reading the legacies of Gandhi with the contemporary voice.

Drawing the Line with Professor Carrol Clarkson
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 - 11:45

In Drawing the Line (2013), as one reviewer has said of Professors Carrol Clarkson’s new book, "One rarely comes across work of such intelligence and imagination”