Welcome to the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch
Last year, the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch celebrated its centenary. What will the new century bring? Follow us on social media and keep an eye on our news feed to stay up to date.
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The second call for papers is out. Young researchers, get your ideas on paper and submit your abstract before 23 October 2023.
We have a postdoctoral fellowship position available under the auspices of the Ton and Anet Vosloo Chair in Afrikaans Language Practice. Click HERE for more information.
Prof Louise Viljoen has been awarded the Jan H Marais prize for scientific writing in Afrikaans. Read the press release
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The Department of Afrikaans and Dutch is an exceptionally diverse centre of expertise in continuous discourse and cooperation with other national and international linguistic fields and professions. Quality research underlies the diverse activities centred around the Department’s established core, namely the study and teaching of Afrikaans and Dutch literature, linguistics and applied directions. Additionally, the Department provides a particularly wide offer of academic as well as practice-oriented, multilingual education in creative writing, lexicography, translation, interpreting and editing.
HERE to read more about the history of the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch.
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