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Giving language a universal voice: The journey to reviving, resuscitating and reigniting isiXhosa after 30 years

Hlumela Palesa Mkabile, a recent Masters in Linguistics graduate of Rhodes University, has opted to explore dynamic and versatile research about the Xhosa language in her thesis, which is the first of its kind in over 30 years.

ILAM’s music makes it to the Oscars in 'Black Panther'

A selection of the Rhodes University International Library of African Music's recordings have been used to inspire Swedish composer, Ludwig Göransson, in the film Black Panther, which has won the Oscar award for Best Original Score.

Unlearning as a means to bring hope to higher education

The 2018 DCS Oosthuizen Memorial Lecture took place at Rhodes University’s Eden Grove Blue Lecture Theatre on Friday, the 28th of September 2018.

Decolonialism rhymes with multilingualism

Rhodes University’s language policy is based on the principles of ‘promoting multilingualism and the intellectualisation of African languages’.

South Africa's Border War