Aug 20, 2020

The Museum Today with Jane Taylor

Professor Jane Taylor will be giving a zoom talk on the new exhibition of the South African sculptor, Jackson Hlungwani, on ,Thursday 20th August at 6 pm.
Sep 17, 2019

Decolonial Aesthetic Force

Professor Nauman Naqvi
Aug 22, 2019

The South African Students’ Organisation and the Black Consciousness Legacy

Dr. Saleem Badat
May 13, 2019

Lion’s Share: Remaking South African Copyright

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Prof. Veit Erlmann
May 7, 2019

Testimony and Truth Today

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Proffessor Sara Guyer
Apr 26, 2019

Sex and the Profane: FAKA, Abject Erotics, and the Politics of Deviance in post-apartheid South Africa

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Assistant Professor Jordache A. Ellapen
Apr 12, 2019

Intellectuals, Politics, Taboos

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Professor Patrick Baert
Mar 12, 2019

Visualizing Baldwin

A lecture by Warren Crichlow
Sep 19, 2018

The Photography of History: Sally Mann at Antietam

Keynote Lecture at International Workshop
Jun 29, 2018

Public Lecture: Elizabeth Giorgis

Professor Giorgis teaches Art Theory and Criticism in the Graduate School of the College of Performing and Visual Art at the Modern Art Museum: Gebre Kristos Desta Center at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
May 11, 2018

Public Lecture: South Africa’s Hosting of the 2018 BRICS Summit

Public Lecture hosted by The Centre for Humanities Research and the Department of Political Studies
Apr 11, 2018


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