The CHR is pleased to announce that applications for the 2025 African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) workshop and Doctoral Research awards are now open. ACIP invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in South Africa to organise a workshop that will take place in 2025, as well as for Ivan Karp doctoral research awards for African students enrolled in South African Ph.D. programmes.
The CHR welcomes Ruth Barton as a visiting professor on the Charlotte Maxeke–Mary Robinson Research Chair to present a public lecture and documentary film screening about the legacy of the Irish Troubles on film. This lecture will be followed by an afternoon discussion on Irish cinema and ecocriticism.
The CHR warmly congratulates senior lecturer and convenor of the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects (LoKO), Aja Marneweck, for being awarded "Best Faculty Academic Impact: Creative Arts Output Award 2022", at the recent UWC Research Recognition Award ceremony.
ICGC Visiting Scholar and the CHR’s Convener of the Factory of the Arts, Itumuleng Wa Lehulere, will be giving a lecture at the ICGC Colloquium Series, on 8 September 2023, as part of his residency at the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.