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Monday, 20 October 2014

In September 2014, over seventy poets, academics, graduate students and poetry aficionados from South Africa, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia gathered at the University of Cape Town to participate in an international poetry colloquium under the provocative heading Craft Wars.  Initiated by Jarad Zimbler of the University of Birmingham and Ben Etherington of the University of Western Sydney, and hosted by the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies and the Department of English, Craft Wars: Comparative Perspectives on Poetry ’74 revisited, forty years on, a similar event that shook the South African literary world in 1974.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 21:45

The University of Cape Town’s Centre for Open Learning and Department of English will host an important international poetry colloquium on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 September 2014.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:15

The Centre for Open Learning will be changing its name to the Centre for Extra Mural Studies. In preparation for this change we are overhauling the Summer School website. 

 

Publication Date:
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:15

Ingrid Fiske/de Kok read work written between 1989 and 2014 and shared her reflections on what it means to have engaged with poetic language during these eventful years in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 12:45

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