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Prof Danie Prinsloo wins ALASA prize
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 10 Sep 2012

This announcement was made on 19 July 2012 during a gala-dinner at the ALASA conference, which was held at the University of Venda.

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Scientific e-Lexicography for Africa
Elsabé Taljard
Posted on 05 Jun 2012

Profs Danie Prinsloo and Elsabé Taljard, and Ms Refilwe Ramagoshi of the Department of African Languages form part of a team of academic researchers currently participating in a project entitled “Scientific e-Lexicography for Africa”, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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UP to host 17th International Afrilex conference: 2-5 Jul
Elsabé Taljard
Posted on 05 Jun 2012

The Department of African Languages is hosting the 17th International Afrilex Conference (African Association for Lexicography) from 2 to 5 July 2012.

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Honorary Doctorate awarded to Professor PS Groenewald
Faculty of Humanities/Fakulteit Geesteswetenskappe
Posted on 23 Apr 2012

On Wednesday 12 April, the University awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Pieter Groenewald, former Head of the Department of African Languages.

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Honorary doctorate: P S Groenewald
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 13 Feb 2012

During the April graduation ceremony, an honorary doctorate was conferred on Prof P S Groenewald, former head of the department.

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17th International Afrilex conference
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 13 Feb 2012

The Department of African Languages is hosting the 17th International Afrilex (African Association for Lexicography) Conference from 3 – 5 July 2012.

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Passing away of former colleague
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 21 Nov 2011

It is with great sadness that the Department of African Languages has learnt of the passing away of Mr Nic (Nicholias) Nkosi, a retired colleague who was a member of the department for more than 40 years.

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