UKZN hosts 2017 John Langalibalele Dube Memorial Lecture

UKZN’s School of Education and the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC), in collaboration with the University Language Planning and Development Office and the JL Dube Institute recently hosted the annual John Dube Memorial Lecture at the New Conference Centre, Edgewood Campus. The lecture titled: Violence on and through the Land, Violence on Women’s Bodies: Evoking John

Renowned Storyteller Dr Gcina Mhlophe grips audience with magical songs

In celebration of Women’s Month the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted an inspirational talk, titled: House of Song and Prayer by the legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe. After an introduction by acting Dean and Head of the School of Arts Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa, Mhlophe greeted those present with a beautiful song that set

PhDs Awarded Posthumously to Two Dedicated UKZN students

Two UKZN students Dr Lilly Phiri and Dr Sophie Mahloane were awarded their PhDs posthumously during UKZN’s 2017 graduation ceremonies. Phiri, who died after contracting malaria, received her doctorate in Religion and Theology, while Mahloane, who died from injuries suffered in a motor accident, received her PhD in Education. Phiri, an emerging scholar and recipient