Afrikaans & Dutch
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Upcoming events

13 September
​Entries for Penseel 2023 close.
Check out the VER[r]AS page for details and submit your entry!
9 October
Hofmeyr Hall (18:15–19:30)
R90 (online) or R120 (door)

Book Club: Marlene van Niekerk: Die onstuitbare
Prof Marius Crous, Dr Sonja Loots, Metha-Miré Viljoen and Marius Swart talk about Marlene van Nieker: Die tempteerbare oog, a tribute volume from the SA Academy of Science and Art. Included is a pre-recording of Marlene reading extracts.
(This talk forms part of the Toyota US Woordfees.)
​13 October
Die Kaya (15:30–16:30)
Free entry
Departement Afrikaans en Nederlands: Een eeu
Join Prof Louise Viljoen as she talks to staff, students and former students about the Department's centenary.
(This talk forms part of the Toyota US Woordfees.)
23 October
​USAN Conference
Last date to submit your abstract of 200 to 300 words. Head to the USAN page to find out more.
24–26 JanuaryArts Building, StellenboschUSAN Conference
Young scholars and researchers from all over present their work in applied linguistics and language practice (editing, interpreting, language acquisition, lexicography and translation studies), formal linguistics, and literature.
The second call for papers is out!
Click HERE to find out more.

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Biannual public forum to encourage dialogue and debate.
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DJ Opperman Memorial Lecture

Biannual lecture in memory of the academic, poet and critic Prof DJ Opperman.

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Fritz Ponelis Memorial Lecture

Biannual lecture in memory of the linguist Prof Fritz Ponelis.
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Lunch hour talks

Talks and seminars on language, literature, linguistics, books and more.
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The Departmental student society. They are always up to something.