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 ...

The edges of (African) philosophy

Tue, 2016-08-16 13:00
Prof Bruce B. Janz, Philosophy, Central Florida. Read more...

African music tours Mozambique

Thu, 2016-08-04 15:40 -- 01430533

During the June vacation, nine members of the UCT Ibuyambo Orchestra visited Mozambique. They were hosted by well-known musician, teacher and UCT alumnus Matchume Zango. The trip was part of a cultural learning exchange initiated by the students, made possible by South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO), the South African College of Music and through student fundraising efforts.

New film brings sexual violence into focus

Thu, 2016-08-04 15:12 -- 01430533

Meg Rickard’s new gritty film ‘Tess’ is receiving rave reviews from the local and international film community. Adapted from Tracey Farren’s award winning novel ‘Whiplash’, the film tells the story of a 20-year old Muizenberg sex worker and drug addict whose life is turned upside down by an unexpected pregnancy and, sexual violence. Rickards is an award-winning South African filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. She is also an alumnus of the University of Cape Town.