It was a double celebration for staff member at UKZN’s Ujamaa Centre Ms Noluthando Gasa who graduated and celebrated her birthday at the same time. The visually impaired Bachelor of Theology graduate says she struggled to fund her studies. ‘I had received a scholarship from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and although it
‘Queer Churches’ and the contextual realities that brought them into being was the subject of research by a Theology student.
The Gender and Religion Programme and the Ujamaa Centre within UKZN’s School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics partnered with Inclusive and Affirming Ministries (IAM) to host a virtual Contextual Bible Study with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people from across South Africa that are engaging in lived realities during the COVID-19 crisis.
Students from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics participated in the Young Leaders Academy (YLA) Workplace Readiness Programme led by the CEO of Iqraa Trust Dr Mahmoud Youssef-Baker, and YLA’s Advocate Mahomed Vahed.
The School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) in the College of Humanities recently hosted the first Interdisciplinary Cultural Blending/ Ukuhlanganyela in Africa Colloquium.
The Schools of Education and Religion, Philosophy and Classics, in collaboration with the University Language Planning and Development Office and the JL Dube Institute, hosted the annual John Dube Memorial Lecture at the Dulcie September Conference Centre on the Edgewood campus. Dube was the first president of the African National Congress (ANC) and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The Classics department within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted a two-day workshop on Material Culture and Archaeological Tools at the UKZN Classics Museum on the Howard College campus.
Staff member at UKZN’s Ujaama Centre Ms Belinda Crawford has graduated with a degree in theology.
A United States-based world renowned Islamic feminist scholar Professor Amina Wadud delivered a public lecture at UKZN.
Ph.D. student in Religion Studies Mr. Ntobeko Dlamini presented his research findings at a conference at the Centre for African Studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT).