AC Jordan event

Tue, 2016-10-04 17:30
The official AC Jordan Building renaming event will take place in October. This event is being held in order to celebrate the life and scholarly contribution of Professor AC Jordan, a UCT alumnus and member of the academy. Watch out for the invitation. RSVP essential.

2016 Humanities Alumni Career Talks

Fri, 2016-09-16 17:00
The 2016 Humanities Alumni Career Talks take place this year on Friday, 16 September 2016. Humanities alumni share their career journey with UCT students. Q&A session, supper and networking. The event is hosted by the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and the Humanities Student Councils. Book your seat by 9 September 2016 to avoid disappointment.

Businesswoman of the Year named

Wed, 2016-08-31 12:16 -- 01430533

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has been awarded the prestigious Businesswoman of the Year Award by the Businesswomen’s Association (BWA) of South Africa. These annual awards recognise the contribution of women in the fields of education, social entrepreneurship, and science and technology. Professor Phakeng is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at the University of Cape Town.


Fragile Spaces

Wed, 2016-09-14 19:30
UCT School of Dance presents Footprints of Contemporary Dance: Fragile Spaces. Artistic Director Lisa Wilson.Local and international choreographers. Tickets R50 and R25 (for students & pensioners) available from Computicket.

Graduating Class of Theatre-Makers 'Directing Scenes'

Wed, 2016-08-24 19:30 to Sat, 2016-08-27 11:30
UCT Drama Department presents: Graduating Class of Theatre-Makers 'Directing Scenes' Read more...

Nelson Mandela & the Arts, by Imraan Coovadia

Tue, 2016-08-23 17:00
Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series. Renowned novelist, essayist, & academic, presented by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA, formerly GIPCA). Refreshments served at 17h00. Read more ...

Humanities Registration 2017

Mon, 2017-02-27 09:00 to Fri, 2017-03-10 13:00
All undergraduate students. Registration dates by surname: 2017 Humanities UG Registration timetable

Eifo Efi, by MAMAZA

Sat, 2016-08-20 18:00
Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series. Eifo Efi - a performance by Ioannis Mandafounis & Fabrice Mazliah of the choreographic collective, MAMAZA, presented by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA, formerly GIPCA). Following the 55-min performance, Mandafounis & Mazliah will be in conversation with Director of the ICA, Jay Pather. Refreshments will be served from 17:30. No booking is necessary and all are welcome. Read more ...

Knowledge Futures & the Twenty First Century University

Thu, 2016-08-18 09:45
Presented by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA, formerly GIPCA), the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER), and the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Focusing on the contemporary challenges to the university from two interrelated sets of forces: from technological innovations, political contestations, epistemological challenges & new knowledge assemblages; & from the increasing incapacity of traditional knowledge institutions to respond effectively to new learning environments & publics. Presentations by Dir of WiSER, Sarah Nuttall; UCHRI Dir, David Theo Goldberg; Wits Research Prof Achille Mbembe; Antioch University Prof, Philomena Essed; Director of UCT's African Centre for Cities, Edgar Pieterse; Dir of UCT's Creative Writing Programme Imraan Coovadia; Assoc Prof at WiSER, Hlonipha Mokoena; musician Neo Muyanga & Prof of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Avery Gordon. All are welcome; entry free; due to limited space booking is essential.

Great Texts / Big Questions with Grace Musila

Tue, 2016-08-16 17:00
Associate Professor in the English Dept at Stellenbosch University & fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS), presented by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA, formerly GIPCA). Lecture to followed by an open question & answer session. Read more ...