Arts & Culture News

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Soyinka’s horseman rides onto global stage

    Posted on December 06, 2022

    Professor Adekeye Adebajo reflects on the Nigerian film "Elesin Oba" (The King’s Horseman), which was released on Netflix in October 2022 to widespread acclaim.

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Sidney Poitier was Hollywood’s first black superstar

    Posted on January 25, 2022

    “Even by the illusory standards of the fabled ‘American dream’, Sidney Poitier’s success was an improbable fairy tale,” writes Prof Adekeye Adebajo who has joined UP as a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship.

  • Javett-UP is now open to the public

    Posted on September 24, 2019

    The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP) opened its doors to the public on Tuesday, 24 September.

  • Moya moya moya moya

    Posted on August 31, 2017

    31 August is African Traditional Medicine Day. According to Dr Bosco Bae, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UP, however, the day is meaningless unless its value and history is recognised.

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