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  • Bock, Zannie; Mazwi, Ngwanya; Metula, Sifundo; Mpolweni-Zantsi, Nosisi (Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University, 2006)
    The main aim of this research is to evaluate “what has been lost” in the simultaneous interpretation and transcription processes of selected Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) testimonies. The testimonies under ...
  • Gough, David H.; Bock, Zannie (Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand, 2003)
    This paper examines the effectiveness of linguistic analysis in developing scientific thinking skills and scientific attitudes. It reports on a project established at a South Africa university in South Africa which engaged ...
  • Moolla, Fiona F. (Sage Publications, 2012)
    The scarification in Aké is invested with major significance apropos Soyinka’s ideas on African subjectivity. Scarification among the Yoruba is one of the rites of passage associated with personal development. Scarification ...
  • Moolla, Fiona F. (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This article compares the representation of African borders in the 14th-century travelogue of Ibn Battuta, the 19th-century travel narrative of Richard Burton and the 21st-century travel writing of Paul Theroux. It ...
  • Hart, Genevieve; Davids, Marion (University of Kwazulu Natal, 2010)
    The article reports on an action research project to investigate the effectiveness of an information literacy intervention for first year engineering students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). The ...
  • Bock, Zannie (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011)
    This article analyses the function that code-switching plays in selected testimonies given at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which followed the country's transition to democracy in 1994. In a number of ...
  • Clowes, Lindsay; Shefer, Tamara; Fouten, Elron; Vergnani, Tania; Jacobs, Joachim (Taylor & Francis, co-published with Unisa Press, 2009)
    When a 22-year-old University of the Western Cape (UWC) female student was stabbed to death by her boyfriend (another student) in her room in the university residence on 25 August 2008, the entire campus was left reeling. ...
  • Field, Roger (Taylor & Francis Group, 2011)
    Despite his international status, the impact of Constantin Cavafy’s poetry on South African letters has gone largely unnoticed. This article draws attention to the range of Cavafy's, influence on the local poets, writers, ...
  • Conradie, Ernst (Stellenbosch University, 2010)
    This contribution explores the significance but also the immense complexities of Christian discourse on confessing guilt within the context of climate change. It draws especially on South African discourse on confessing ...
  • Rhoda, Anthea; Maurtin-Cairncross, Anita; Phillips, Julie; Witbooi, Sally (University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    Although women fulfil and play meaningful roles in the academic life of universities, their contributions have seldom been acknowledged. The voices of women outside of the dominant western context of knowledge production ...
  • Bock, Zannie (Academia Press, 2009)
    In this paper, I analyse the testimony of Colin de Souza given before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in the mid-1990s.1 My aim is to explore how De Souza projects an identity of himself as 'agentive', ...
  • Sithole, Jabulani (Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal) (Published by History Dept, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    The key characteristic of the vast amount of literature on the South African workers ʼ movement in the post-1973 period is the denial that the class and national struggles were closely intertwined. This denial is underpinned ...
  • Zinn, Sandy; Hart, Genevieve (Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2007)
    Introduction: The first democratic elections in 1994, leading to the end of apartheid education, new educational legislation and a new curriculum, brought fresh optimism to South African school library circles. This was ...
  • Brown, Duncan; Krog, Antjie (Taylor and Francis Group, 2011)
    Creative non-fiction has become in the sense ‘the genre’; of South African writing: writing which makes its meanings at the unstable fault line of the literary and journalistic, the imaginative and the reportorial. Duncan ...
  • Bock, Zannie; Dadlana, Phakamani (University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
    This article aims to characterize typical linguistic and discourse features of academic writing in Xhosa and English among prospective Xhosa-speaking students at the University of the Western Cape so as to account for ...
  • Bock, Zannie (Taylor & FrancisUNISA Press, 2013)
    The popularity of digital media networks for socialising among the youth is well documented. Much has been written on the emerging norms of textese, the global shorthand for chatting. However, becoming a proficient user ...
  • van Ryneveld, Hannelore; Mentzner, Martina (Association of German Studies (SAGV), 2010)
    The current challenges facing the teaching of German as a foreign language at the University of the Western Cape are outlined. The article includes a brief historical overview and proposes research perspectives for the future.
  • Lee, Christopher J. (History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Introduction: This special issue of Kronos: Southern African Histories speaks to this imbalance, contributing in small measure to a recent turn in Cold War studies that has sought to incorporate regional perspectives ...
  • Worden, Nigel (Univ. of Cape Town) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    This article analyses two separate cases of public violence which took place in Cape Town in the summer of 1772/3. At surface level they appear to be very different in character. One was a scrap among low-ranking soldiers ...
  • Distance 
    Pirie, Gordon (Elsevier, 2009)
    The English language has long acknowledged and required some preconception of distance, but it has only been considered explicitly as a key element of human geography for half a century. The distances of greatest consequence ...

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