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Summer School Courses 2017

Summer School Courses 2017

ARTS & HUMANITIES

 

Courses

Modern African literature

Art and architecture of Vienna

Art nouveau, 1895–1914

Bach, Brahms and Beethoven

Modern British fantasy

Contemporary art

Eleusinian mysteries

Japonism to modernism

Jazz at the Baxter

Love in modern literature

The Medici of Florence

The mystic and the mathematician

Marriage in Shakespeare

Wizardry of words

 

Lectures

‘Cr-ritic!’

 

SCIENCE, CONSERVATION & MEDICINE

 

Courses

Making the atomic bomb

Cardiovascular imaging

The cell

Climate change in Cape Town

From Earth to sky

Our environmental dilemma

Human origins

World of insects

Metals in African civilisations

Obesity in South Africa

Organ donation and transplantation

Human skin

Thunder birds

Tobacco, e-cigarettes and dagga

A brief tour of the Universe

Zamani and Petra

 

Young scientists series

Autism spectrum disorder

Early hunting technologies

Kosi Bay

 

 

 

HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY & CONTEMPORARY STUDIES

 

Courses

Writing animals into history

Antisemitism in South Africa

The black middle class

The Bolshevik revolution

Twenty years of constitutionalism

The Crimea

Decolonial thought

Negative emotions

Frantz Fanon

South Africa’s ‘forgotten’ first people

Gang town

1917 – The Great War

International trade: economic theory

A celebration of lighthouses

Mining and development

South African photography

The road from the 2016 local elections

 

Lectures

Reconciliation

 

In conversation

Public broadcasting in South Africa

 

LANGUAGES

 

Italian for beginners

Mandarin for beginners

Xhosa for beginners

 

PRACTICAL ART

 

3D > 2D

Drawn to paint

 

PRACTICAL WRITING

 

Creative fiction

Historical non-fiction

The short story

 

OTHER PRACTICAL

 

Computer game audio

Rare books and archives

 

Please click here to download the Summer School 2017 brochure. 

Please click here for the Summer School 2017 timetable.

Please click here for a registration form.