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  • SPU’S Dr Marga Stander tackles plagiarism
    SPU’S Dr Marga Stander tackles plagiarism
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    Dr Marga Stander of the School of Humanities recently had a research article published in the Journal of Further and Higher Education. Entitled, “Strategies to help university students avoid plagiarism: a focus on translation as an intervention strategy”, the article…

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  • Humanities’ academics in landmark translation project
    Humanities’ academics in landmark translation project
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    Three School of Humanities’ academics are contributing to a landmark project which will see seven novels and one work of non-fiction translated from English to Setswana. The seven works, known as The Repatriation of Letters, is part of a two-year…

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  • 2018 marked a milestone in history of School of Humanities
    2018 marked a milestone in history of School of Humanities
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    The year marked our fifth anniversary, and also came with the first inaugural graduates from our BA degree, with commendable throughput rates. These existing milestones have ushered us into another milestone in our growth as a school. Our three postgraduate…

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  • Carnegie funds associate professor at SPU
    Carnegie funds associate professor at SPU
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    SPU’s School of Humanities received funding from the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to host Prof Jean-Jacques Ngor Sène. Prof Sène is an Associate Professor of History; Cultural Studies; Conflict Studies and Global Focus Coordinator from Chatham University in the…

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  • More accolades for Humanities’ academics
    More accolades for Humanities’ academics
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    Academics in the School of Humanities continue to grow their academic prowess with some notable recent achievements: Palesa Seleke received her MA in Setswana from North-West University in September 2017. Her MA research was on the Context of Gomolemo Mokae’s…

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  • SPU flies flag at African heritage workshop
    SPU flies flag at African heritage workshop
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    Dr Garth Benneyworth represented SPU and South Africa as a panellist on a World Heritage and Educational Institutions in Africa Workshop earlier this year His paper was entitled, “Building futures through developing heritage studies as a learning and economic resource.” …

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  • SPU gears up for graduation
    SPU gears up for graduation
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    SPU is all set for graduation which is expected to take place on Saturday, 15 December 2018 at the examination hall at Central Campus. Over 200 students will graduate from the Schools of Humanities, Natural and Applied Sciences, and Education.…

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  • Carina Truyts leads Kimberley leg of $1-million research project
    Carina Truyts leads Kimberley leg of $1-million research project
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    Humanities’ anthropology lecturer Carina Truyts is part of a team that applied for, and won, a $1- million IDRC research grant for a three-year project titled ‘Nourishing Spaces’. This project is investigating the link between non-communicable disease (such as diabetes)…

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  • Honorary membership for Humanities Professor
    Honorary membership for Humanities Professor
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    SPU Extraordinary Professor for Archaeology and Heritage Studies Prof David Morris was awarded Honorary Membership of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists at its biennial conference at Pretoria University in July 2017. This was made in recognition of efforts made…

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