Dr Lolie Makhubu-Badenhorst of the African Languages and Linguistics Cluster in the School of Arts is the head of the recently established KwaZulu-Natal Chapter of the South African Translators’ Institute (SATI).
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Humanities Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize and academics Professors Ernest Khalema, Maheshvari Naidu, Nobuhle Hlongwa and Nogwaja Zulu recently met with Dr Saleem Badat of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation to discuss their research projects that were made possible through funding from the Foundation.
The School of Arts in the College of Humanities recently held its excellence awards at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM). Students and staff were lauded for their excellent performance in various categories. This is an annual event in the School, which is linked to the University’s REACHT values. Acting Dean and Head
Linguistics lecturer Mrs Muhle Sibisi won the Young Linguist Award at the prestigious 20th annual International Congress of Linguists which took place for the first time since its inauguration in 1928 on African soil The congress, held at the Cape Town ICC, was attended by esteemed linguists from around the globe. ‘Such an award is
Third year Media and Cultural Studies student Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase has been chosen as a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). ‘Being a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) member means I will be able to participate in forums and processes that seek to improve the situation of young people and establish an improved
Fine Arts students from the School of Arts recently constructed an installation titled ‘Unsettling Space’ on the Pietermaritzburg campus. This was part of the…