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Doctorates

A list of the current doctoral students and their topics:


M Asante

Thesis Title: A rereading of the position of women in Plato's ideal state through the lens of Kwame Gyekye's moderate communitarianism

Supervisor: Prof P Bosman

 

S Chippendale

Thesis Title: The use and meaning of garlands and wreaths in Ancient Roman art between 200 BC and 79 AD

Supervisor: Dr S Masters

  

A Dyck

Thesis Title: 'To save' in the Hebrew Bible: A critical assessment of the current state of art in the light of insights from cognitive semantics.

Supervisor: Prof CHJ van der Merwe

 

EH Engelbrecht

Thesis Title: A Catholic literary response to Arianism during the Vandal kingdom in North Africa

Supervisor: Prof A Kotzé

 

E Fields

Thesis Title/Area: Discourse analysis and the koiné Greek New Testament: A critical assessment of discourse analysis and its application to Biblical Studies and New Testament texts

Supervisors: Prof CHJ van der Merwe and Prof P Bosman

 

A Martin

Thesis Title/Area: Female poets of the Hellenistic era, with special attention to Erinna

Supervisor: Prof P Bosman

 

S Matthewson

Thesis Title: The Complementation of האר (r'h) in Biblical Hebrew

Supervisor: Prof CHJ van der Merwe

  

JC Meyer

Thesis Title: Vergil's Menagerie: Animal imagery in the Aeneid

Supervisor: Dr A de Villiers

 

JH Park

Thesis Title: The psychagogical function of the topos of anger in Greco-Roman moral philosophy

Supervisor: Prof JC Thom

 

G Payton

Thesis Title: A cognitive linguistic analysis of the uses of toledoth in the Hebrew Bible – with special reference to its translation in the book of Genesis

Supervisor: Prof CHJ van der Merwe with Prof E Wendland as co-supervisor

 

BC Polson

Thesis Title: Cleopatra through the eyes of men: An ideology critique of Cleopatra VII from a feminist narratological perspective

Supervisor: Prof A Kotzé

 

D Sigrist

Thesis Title: Text as scribal product

Supervisor: Prof Gideon Kotze (NWU) with Prof CHJ van der Merwe as co-supervisor

 

DE Stein

Thesis Title: Assessing the extent of relational meaning of the noun ʾīš in Biblical Hebrew

Supervisor: Prof CHJ van der Merwe

 

A Swart

Thesis Title: The Apadana reliefs at Persepolis: An iconographic analysis

Supervisor: Prof I Cornelius

 

T Welman

Thesis Title: Orphan artefacts: Investigating the place of classical objects in the Iziko collection, Cape Town

Supervisor: Dr S Masters

 

T Witthoff

Thesis Title: The relationships of the senses of nephesh in the Hebrew Bible: A cognitive linguistic perspective

Supervisor: Prof CHJ van der Merwe