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Prof Jeanne Van Eeden


Prof Jeanne van Eeden has spent most of her academic career in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria, where she has been Head of the Department since March 2007. She has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and nine chapters in national and international scholarly books. In addition, she was co-editor with A du Preez of the book South Africa Visual Culture (Van Schaik 2005) that established the relevance of the study of visual culture in South Africa. She is involved in the editorial committees of two academic journals, De Arte and Image & Text  and is an ad hoc referee for the following national and international journals: Acta Academica, Africa Today, Annals of Tourism Research, Body and Society, Communicatio, Critical Arts, De Arte, Historia, Literator, and the South African Journal for Cultural History. She has delivered more than 20 papers at national and international conferences and is an ad hoc external examiner for the following universities: University of the Witwatersrand, Unisa, Stellenbosch University, University of Johannesburg, and North West University. She has been an active member of the South African Visual Art Historians since the 1980s. This is the first time that Prof Van Eeden has been recognised as an Exceptional Academic Achiever.

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