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University of Western Cape UWC Department of English

University of Western Cape UWC Department of English

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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.

Cutting Carrots the Wrong Way: Poetry and Prose about Food (uHlanga Press, 2017), by our Creative Writing students, ed. K. Moolman.

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

Image result for photographs of boyhood coetzee”J.M. Coetzee: Photographs from Boyhood”. Exhibition of the Nobel laureate’s first experiments with photography. Irma Stern Museum 24 November 2017 – 20 January 2018. Curated by Hermann Wittenberg and Farzanah Badsha.

NY Review of Books: https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/01/19/coetzees-boyhood-photographs/
New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/arts/design/coetzee-photographs.html

Previous News and Activities

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

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