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Sunday, 17 February 2019
Collegian Talk: Narratives of Shame, Performances of Respectability: 'Colouredness' through slavery, apartheid and democracy
Nadia Kamies, writer and PhD candidate in History and Heritage studies, will be giving the CCA's first Collegian Talk of the year titled: Narratives of Shame, Performances of Respectability: 'Colouredness' through slavery, apartheid and democracy. The talk will take place in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre on Hiddingh campus at 1pm on Tuesday the 12th of February. All are welcome to attend.  
Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 12:30
Object Ecologies Website Launch

On Friday the 30th of November the Centre for Curating the Archive' launched their website Object Ecologies, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 12:00
Reimagining Museums and Archives

The Centre for Curating the Archive hosted a symposium titled Reimagining Museums and Archives on Friday the 30th of November. The symposium was largely convened by the Honours in Curatorship class and consisted of two panel discussions: Reimagining As Destruction and Creation and Reimagining Where Archives Are Constituted. As well as these discussions a new website was also launched, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa, Object Ecologies. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 11:30
Honours in Curatorship End of Year Exhibitions 2018

As part of their final year projects, for the Honours in Curatorship programme, many of the students chose to curate an exhibition to go along with their research. These exhibitions all centred around an object they had done a study on. Here are some of the exhibitions curated by members of the class including: Georgia Stonehouse who chose a workbook of her grandfather's poetry, Amogelang Maledu who chose an Isigubu drum, San-Mari van der Merwe who looked at a human heart, Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose who took the gay flag as their starting point and Melissa Waters who researched birds' eggs.

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 16:00

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