May 5, 2020

Premesh Lalu in virtual conversation

The virtual conversation took place on Thursday, 30 April 2020.
Mar 2, 2020

The CHR’s Professor Premesh Lalu to present at the University of Stellenbosch.

The CHR’s Professor Premesh Lalu to present a paper titled: ‘Theatrical Politics: Ubu and the Truth Commission Revisited’ at The University of Stellenbosch.
Sep 2, 2019

CHR Director Hands Over the Baton

The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) congratulates Professor Premesh Lalu on his 12 years as Director of the CHR, and is excited to announce the next stage of his work with the CHR and UWC.
Aug 6, 2019

What is the University for?

A new paper by Professor Premesh Lalu has been published in Critical Times: Interventions in Global Critical Theory.
Jul 9, 2019

Professor Premesh Lalu celebrates David Koloane’s life

Professor Premesh Lalu celebrates David Koloane’s life as a purveyor of “a lover’s discourse” and he is described by former president Thabo Mbeki as “a fighter for the liberation of our people.”
Apr 15, 2019

The Curricular and the Global, the Tropic and the Taxonomic

The Global Humanities Curriculum Workshop held in December of 2018 enabled a rich set of connections and convergences around questions of the curriculum.
Mar 26, 2019

Article in New Literary History Recognising the work of the CHR

James Chandler acknowledges the CHR in a publication on aesthetic education and sensibility.
Mar 18, 2019

Global Africa: African and African Diaspora Studies in the 21st Century

Professor Premesh Lalu attended an international conference at the Africa Institute, in Sharjah (UAE).
Mar 5, 2019

A Look Back at the 2019 Mellon Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In January, CHCI held its first Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, hosted by Elizabeth Giorgis, Associate Professor of Art History, Criticism and Theory in the College of Performing and Visual Art and the Center for African Studies at Addis Ababa University.
Feb 15, 2019

Bruce Lee, Steve Biko, Dollar Brand: Brothers with imperfect timing or everybody was Kung-Fu fighting

Professor Premesh Lalu
Nov 29, 2018

Decolonizing Critical Theory: Decolonial Aesthetics and Epistemic Violence

CHR Director Professor Premesh Lalu to speak at workshop at Northwestern University
Nov 22, 2018

Cape Town Global Humanities Curriculum Workshop

10 and 11 December 2018

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.

 

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