Afrikaans & Dutch
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Upcoming events 2024

2 May
Arts 693 and online
Lunch hour talk: Jerzy Koch as translator
Prof Jerzy Koch (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) talks about his work and experiences as a translator.
9 May
Arts 693 and onlineLunch hour talk: Literary dialogue between Afrikaans and Dutch
Prof Yves T'Sjoen (Ghent University in Belgium) talks to Prof Andries Visagie about Breyvier and Kwintet: Literair dialogen tussen Afrikaans en Nederlands – his two latest books on the Afrikaans writer, artist and activist Breyten Breytenbach.

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

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

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Fritz Ponelis Memorial Event

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.