African Languages lecturer Professor Sihawukele Ngubane is the editor of Building Capacity for Sustainable Academic and Non-Fiction Authorship in Africa, published by the Uganda Textbook-Academic and Non-Fiction Authors Association.
Renowned dancer Mr Fana Tshabalala was in UKZN’s Drama and Performance Studies Programme for a three-month residency offering specialised classes and master classes.
The School of Arts hosted the Battle of Isandlwana public lecture, presented by renowned musician Mr Mbuso Khoza, who is also the Andrew Mellon Foundation Artist-in-Residency at UKZN.
The School of Arts hosted a Student Excellence Awards event at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music during which students were rewarded for excellent academic performance in various categories.
African Music and Dance (AMD) third-year students under the directorship of senior lecturer Dr Patricia Opondo hosted the 14th annual African Cultural Calabash and African Cuisine at the Howard College Theatre.
An enthralling line-up of 16 poets from around the world wowed the opening night audience at the Poetry Africa Festival held at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. Now in its 23rd year, the festival was hosted by UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities.
UKZN’s School of Arts together with the Durban University of Technology, the Confucius Institute and the SA Centre for Digital Languages Resources (SADILAR), hosted a Foreign Language Teaching International Conference in Umhlanga.
First year classical pianist student Mr Lindokuhle Mbothwe has won the Marc Raubenheimer Memorial Scholarship – a prestigious nationwide award open to all young classical pianists in South Africa.
The annual Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) in the College of Humanities, takes place in Durban from 7 to 12 October 2019.
UKZN’s Drama and Performance Studies Department hosted internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and scriptwriter Mr Gregory Maqoma at this year’s Dance Experia Festival at the Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg.