20 August 2018

Africa Live at The Little Theatre - 6 September 2018

The English Academy of Southern Africa in collaboration with Unisa’s Institute for African Renaissance Studies (IARS) invites you to join us at the English Academy Percy Baneshik Lecture

Project Manager: Professor Rosemary Gray (EASA)

 

Programme Director: Professor Rajendra Chetty (UWC & EASA)

 

Public Lecture: Professor Achille Mbembe (acclaimed Cameroonian philosopher - WITS)

 

Welcome: Professor Esther Kibuka-Sebitosi (Hod, IARS)

 

Introduction: Professor Rajendra Chetty (EASA President)

 

Dramatic interlude: Dr Owen Seda

 

Lecture: RETHINKING BABYLON: THE LANGUAGE DILEMMA AND THE SEARCH FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA

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Recent Awards

The following are highlights of citations for awards made during 2014 - 2017:

• 2017 Gold Medal Award - Pieter Dirk Uys

• 2016 Gold Medal Award - Dr Sindiwe Magona

• 2016 Thomas Pringle Award for Ad Hoc Reviews - Prof Geoffrey Haresnape

• 2016 Thomas Pringle Award for Best Educational Article - Michael Titlestad

• 2015 Percy Fitzpatrick Prize for Youth Literature - Edyth Bulbring

• 2014 Gold Medal Award - Robin Malan

5 June 2018

Conference For English Home Language Teachers

Prof Chris Thurman, Keynote Address

 

9 April 2018

Africa Live at The Little Theatre - 3 May 2018

The English Academy of Southern Africa in collaboration with Unisa’s Institute for African Renaissance Studies invites you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and the

English Academy Percy Baneshik Lecture

Project Manager: Professor Rosemary Gray (EASA)

 

Programme Director: Professor Esther Kibuka- Sebitosi (IARS)

 

Public Lecture: Professor Achille Mbembe (acclaimed Cameroonian philosopher - WITS)

 

Welcome & introduction: Professor Rajendra Chetty (EASA President)

 

Dramatic interlude: Dr Owen Seda

 

Lecture: WHY DO WE BELIEVE DIFFERENCE IS A PROBLEM?

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13 March 2018

The English Academy Review

Language Education and Literacy Issues:

Principles underlying Policies, Politics and Practices

This will be the topic for EAR 36 (1), due out in May 2019. Submissions from last year’s Academy Conference will be included for consideration, and do not need to be re-submitted. Non-conference submissions will also be most welcome.

 

The guest-editor will be Rajendra Chetty. He is currently Research Chair in the Literacy and Poverty Unit at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Later this year he will be moving to the University of the Western Cape.

 

Articles to be considered for this themed issue should reach the Academy Office by 03 September 2018.

Academy Office address: EnglishAcademy@societies.wits.ac.za

 

Michael Williams

Editor-in-Chief

The English Academy Review

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