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Great Texts/Big Questions: Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Fri, 2017-03-03 18:00
The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) is honoured to launch its annual Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series with a lecture by the internationally renowned writer and postcolonial theorist Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o on Friday 3 March at 6pm. The lecture, presented in association with the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS), will be moderated by Professor Xolela Mangcu. Ngugi wa Thiong'o is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, and one of the most significant, prolific and influential thinkers of our time. Booking essential.

Welcome from the acting Dean

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:13 -- 01430533

Welcome all Humanities Students!    

UCT Faculty of Humanities is one of largest faculties at the University of Cape Town and a leading institution on the African continent. In making the decision to study here, you have chosen to be part a dynamic, creative and multicultural community where innovation and diversity are prioritized and where personal growth and intellectual stimulation are guaranteed.  

Michaelis Graduate Exhibition: class of 2016

Fri, 2017-02-24 17:00 to Mon, 2017-03-06 18:00
Each year, the fourth year and Postgraduate Diploma students put together an exhibition to showcase their work over the past year, and in many cases it is this stepping stone that allows students to begin their live12s as artists outside of the institution. Due to the fraught nature of this group of finalists’ past year, and the difficulties surrounding rushed and deferred exams, not all graduating students have chosen to participate in the exhibition.  View the Digital Catalogue for entire class' work

Humanities PG Registration 2017

Fri, 2017-02-03 10:45 to Fri, 2017-03-10 10:45
2017 Postgraduate Registration schedule: Humanities students

Psychology Professor retires

Tue, 2016-12-06 10:49 -- 01430533

Professor Johann Louw will be one of 120 retirees of the University of Cape Town in 2016. He joined the University on 1 January 1988 and worked in the Department of Psychology. He will retire from the institution at the end of December following a stellar 28 year career in teaching. 

2016 Exam period

Mon, 2016-11-07 08:00 to Fri, 2016-11-25 17:00
Exams will be held from 7 - 25 November 2016  

Book launch: A History of 'Relevance' in Psychology

Thu, 2016-11-03
18:00 to 20:00
A History of 'Relevance' in Psychology.  The author, Dr Wahbie Long is a senior lecturer and clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychology at UCT as well as a Mandela Mellon Fellow of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. More info....

Monteverdi - Orfeo

Sat, 2016-11-19 00:00 to Sat, 2016-11-26 00:00
SACM student showcase opera collaboration. UCT Opera School, in collaboration with Cape Town Opera, presents Monteverdi - Orfeo. Conductor: Erik Dippenaar Director and Designer: Jaco.  Bouwer Associate Director: Magdalene Minnaar Choreography: Ina Wichterich Lighting Design: Wolf Britz Award-winning director and designer Jaco Bouwer (Balbesit, Rooiland, Samsa-Masjien) makes his Cape Town Opera debut with the first African production of Monteverdi's haunting Orpheus, the earliest operatic work which has retained a place in the international canon. Created with collaborators Magdalene Minnaar, Ina Wichterich and Wolf Britz, Bouwer's production traces Orpheus' descent into darkness as he searches the underworld for his departed wife, Euridice. Erik Dippenaar leads a cast of young singers from the UCT Opera School and Cape Town Opera through Monteverdi's achingly beautiful score, accompanied by the Baroque instrumental ensemble, Camerata Tinta Barocca. Book at Computicket...

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