Early Bird Discount for LSE/UCT July School Extended to 1 May!
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Summer School Turns 65!
Summer School, is gearing up to celebrate its 65th anniversary next year. Organised annually by the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, the programme has grown from seven courses and an enrolment of barely 120 participants in the 1950s, to well over...
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Sunday, 19 April 2015

In 2014 EMS signed a contract with Fine Music Radio to broadcast five 55-minute lectures annually over the next three years, beginning at the end of February. 

Publication Date:
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 14:15

One of the mother city’s most loved institutions, the University of Cape Town’s Summer School, is gearing up to celebrate its 65th anniversary next year. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 14:30

Summer School will celebrate its sixty-fifth anniversary with a free African jazz fusion concert featuring musicians Madosini, Pedro Espi-Sanchis, Johnny Blundell, Hilton Schilder and guest musicians.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:45

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