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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, 19 October 2019
Dr Mandisa Haarhoff at Northwestern University

Dr Mandisa Haarhoff presented her new work "White indigeneity" and Black Absenting in Farm and Karoo Writings to the Africana Gender and Expressive Arts Working Group at Northwestern University

 

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 10:45
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:
Mon, 19 Nov 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:
Mon, 12 Nov 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:
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 09:45

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