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.
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.
African Languages academic Dr Henry Gumede presented a paper titled: Struggle for Recognition: Identity- Formation and Subjectivation, at the 8th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture in France.
The School of Arts recently bid farewell to one of its longstanding academics in Foreign Languages, Professor Bernhard Kytzler, who will turn 90 in August. After working at UKZN for 27 years, Kytzler will now return to his home in Germany.
Honours African Music and Dance (AMD) Applied Ethnomusicology students Ms Zoliswa Mchunu and Ms Slindile Dlamini recently presented their showcase concerts at the Howard College Theatre.
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