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The Department of English at UWC is a leading interdisciplinary department in the humanities in South Africa.

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 Department of English

 

The Department of English at UWC is a leading interdisciplinary department in the humanities in South Africa. 

The department's courses combine traditional literary studies with new courses in media, theatre, creative writing and practical training in various modes of cultural critique


 News and Previous Activities

Cutting Carrots the Wrong Way:Poetry and Prose about Food from the University of the Western Cape Creative Writing Programme.

Poignant, urgent and experimental, this is a new collection exploring the intersections between family, security, identity, society and food from new, emerging and established writers in the postgraduate creative writing programme of the English Studies department. For further details contact Prof Kobus Moolman: jmoolman@uwc.ac.za

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Masters and PhD Conference -- Masters / PhD Conference 2016

"Harvest". Poetry Anthology published by the Masters in Creative Writing. September 2016. Cover Image

Honours Conference -- Honours Conference 2016

Encounters Documentary Film Festival, Cape Town. Two films screened by MA students: http://www.encounters.co.za/documentaries-2016/bunny-chatter/  

 http://www.encounters.co.za/documentaries-2016/till-death-do-us-part/


Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Conference (Stellenbosch, UCT, UWC, CPUT), chaired by Prof. Michael Wessels. July 2016

Coetzee's Other Arts July 2016 -- programme

Politics of the Copy Colloquium  November 2015 -- programme

Place & Imagination Conference August 2015 -- programme


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