The Sex Worker Theatre Group (SWTG) is a project that forms part of the GlobalGrace project that investigates the variety of ways that equalities are made and contested in different parts of the world and how people’s creative practices challenge...
Virtual Launch of Gender, Protests and Political Change in Africa.
This book brings together conceptual debates based on case studies on the nature of state-building, youth, and gender in Africa. It offers contemporary and interdisciplinary analyses on the role of protests as an alternative route for citizens to...
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Yeki Hambe- Production by Sex Worker Theatre South Africa
The Sex Worker Theatre SA (SWT SA) will be performing their show "YEKI HAMBE: Let it Go" at the Bindery Lab (UCT Hiddingh Campus) on 29 and 30 November. This Physical Theatre show is directed by Iman Isaacs and is the culmination of a training...
AGI Advisory Board Chair appointed Dean of Humanities
Associate Professor Shose Kessi, Chair of the AGI Advisory Board is the newly appointed Dean of the Humanities Faculty.
We write to strongly object to the publication (March 2019) of the article ‘Age- and education-related effects on cognitive functioning in Colored South African women’ by Nieuwoudt, Dickie, Coetsee, Engelbrecht and Terblanche. We ask that you retract it because of its racist ideological underpinnings, flawed methodology, and its reproduction of harmful stereotypes of ‘Coloured’ women.
It has been encouraging to witness the revolutionary changes taking place at UCT over the past few years: the fall of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, the return of Mahmoud Mamdani, the renaming of buildings, the dialogues around sexual violence, artworks and curriculum change, and the many less visible day-to-day shifts in attitudes, practices, and policy-making.
The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second Class Citizen, Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta.