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Fritz Ponelis Honorary Lecture

The biannual Fritz Ponelis honorary lecture was instituted in 2010 in memory of Prof. Fritz Ponelis (1942-2009), prominent linguist and former professor in and chair of the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch. Leading linguists are invited to this prestigious event to do a presentation on a topic of their choosing.

The Fritz Ponelis Honorary Lecture is scheduled for Thursday 26 July 2018.



Previous Fritz Ponelis honorary lectures

2010 - Christo van Rensburg: Vloei en stroomversnellings: Fritz Ponelis en die Afrikaanse taalkunde

2012 - Prof. Piet Swanepoel: Ponelis sintaksis: van skelet na vlees en bloed en senuwees

2014 - Prof. Frank S. Hendricks: Met Ponelis op die spoor van Praatafrikaans

2017 - Prof. R. Gouws: Veelsydigheid en vernuwing in die werk van Fritz Ponelis