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1910-2010: South Africa as a Unitary Nation State

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Authors:  Professor Peter Merrington Peter Merrington, novelist and Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of English, University of the Western Cape, was guest speaker at UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative A Clicked 264 times. Last clicked 03/27/2014 - 13:32. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Pina Jackson in Mercemoriam

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Authors:  Foofwa d'Imobilité Acclaimed Swiss contemporary dance artist Foofwa d'Imobilité performed Pina Jackson in Mercemoriam as part of GIPCA’s Great Texts / Big Questions lecture series on Thursday 16 Septembe Clicked 28 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:11. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Is Richard Wagner (still) dangerous? Reflections on race, politics and The Ring of the Nibelung

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Authors:  Professor Michael Steinberg Professor Michael Steinberg, renowned American musicologist, was guest speaker at The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Great Texts / Big Question lecture on Thursda Clicked 106 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:10. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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The Creature from Planet X: an anatomist looks at science fiction

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Authors:  Professor Alan Morris At GIPCA’s Great Text / Big Questions lecture on Thursday 28 October ‘The Creature from Planet X: An Anatomist looks at science fiction’ Professor Alan Morris of UCT’s Depar Clicked 124 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:12. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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(Not) a Great Text (but) a Big Question: the Protection of Information Bill

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Authors:  Various speakers In the wake of the controversy surrounding the Protection of Information Bill, UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) presents, as part of the Great Texts/Big Questio Clicked 63 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:12. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Seated: Experiments in Filmmaking

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Authors:  Shelley Barry Filmmaker Shelley Barry presented at GIPCA’s Great Texts / Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 14 October.  She spoke about her experiences and experiments in making films from a wh Clicked 69 times. Last clicked 04/17/2014 - 17:19. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Francois le Vaillant and the Great South African text(s)

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Authors:  Professor Ian Glenn Ian Glenn, Professor of Media Studies and Director of the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Film and Media Studies, was guest speaker at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Ar Clicked 176 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:13. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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’s Shorter Masterpiece: The Dead

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Authors:  Dr Cóilín Parsons The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Great Texts / Big Question lecture on Thursday 26 August welcomed Irish literature scholar Dr Cóilín Parsons, who Clicked 135 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 09:13. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Does Africa need the International Monetary Fund?

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Authors:  Dr Mark Ellyne International economist Dr Mark Ellyne asks ‘Does Africa need the International Monetary Fund?’ at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questi Clicked 118 times. Last clicked 04/17/2014 - 17:20. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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’s Theory of the Leisure Class

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Authors:  Professor Deborah Posel One of South Africa’s most prominent sociologists Professor Deborah Posel gave the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questions lecture on Thursday 12 Clicked 511 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 18:27. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

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Authors:  Professor Milton Shain “Warrant for Genocide: the Protocols of the Elders of Zion” is Professor Milton Shain’s topic for UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Gre Clicked 97 times. Last clicked 03/23/2014 - 04:24. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Fine Art | Humanities | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | GIPCA | history of antisemitism | Jewish History | public lecture

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’s Syntactic Structures

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Authors:  Professor Rajend Mesthrie One of South Africa’s leading language experts, Professor Rajend Mesthrie, was guest speaker at UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts’ Great Texts / Big Question Clicked 330 times. Last clicked 03/23/2014 - 04:24. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Fine Art | Humanities | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | Chomsky | GIPCA | linguistics | public lecture

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into Laughter

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Authors:  William Kentridge World famous South African artist William Kentridge spoke at UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Great Text / Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 8 Ap Clicked 67 times. Last clicked 03/20/2014 - 22:24. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Fine Art | Humanities | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | GIPCA | opera | performance art | public lecture

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Lolita with Imraan Coovadia

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Authors:  Imraan Coovadia Acclaimed novelist Imraan Coovadia spoke at UCT’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Great Text / Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 1 April. Clicked 119 times. Last clicked 03/26/2014 - 00:37. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Fine Art | Humanities | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | book review | essays review | GIPCA | literature | public lecture

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RoseLee Goldberg on Performance Art

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Authors:  RoseLee Goldberg RoseLee Goldberg, South African-born world authority on performance art, spoke at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s Great Texts / Big Questions lecture on 11 Mar Clicked 132 times. Last clicked 02/06/2014 - 15:09. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Fine Art | Humanities | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | GIPCA | performance | performance art | public lecture | visual art

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GIPCA Great Texts / Big Questions Public Lectures 2009

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Authors:  Various Speakers GIPCA’s Great Texts / Big Questions popular lecture series provides an opportunity to hear leading intellectuals discuss one of life’s “big questions” or a significant book or artwork.   All of the lectures from 2009 were recorded and are now available online.   Below is a brief summary of each talk.  Follow the link above to the download page for the mp3 lectures. Clicked 283 times. Last clicked 03/21/2014 - 06:07. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>These lectures were delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; They may be use

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John Higgins on William Blake

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Authors:  John Higgins On Thursday 22 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA’s) Great Texts / Big Questions lecturer is John Higgins, a highly respected Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Cape Town (UCT), who will discuss “A lyric by William Blake – ‘Never seek to tell thy love, love that never told can be’.”  Clicked 183 times. Last clicked 04/01/2014 - 21:25. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this to

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Angelo Gobbato on Beethovens Fidelio and selected Cape Town performances

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Authors:  Angelo Gobbato On Thursday 15 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA’s) Great Texts / Big Questions lecturer is Angelo Gobbato, one of South Africa’s leading authorities on opera, who will discuss Beethoven’s Fidelio and selected Cape Town performances. Clicked 108 times. Last clicked 04/17/2014 - 22:47. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Jonathan Shapiro on Maus by Art Spiegelman

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Authors:  Jonathan Shapiro On Thursday 20 August cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro (aka Zapiro) will discuss Maus by Art Spiegelman as part of the Great Texts / Big Questions public lecture series presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Clicked 147 times. Last clicked 04/17/2014 - 22:48. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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George Ellis on The Nature of the Physical World

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Authors:  George Ellis On Thursday 17 September the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questions lecture will present an opportunity to hear one of the world’s leading cosmologists discuss the way scientific and everyday views of the nature of things relate to each other. How do relativity theory, quantum theory, and cosmological theory change our views of the world and the universe? How do they relate to every day life? Clicked 167 times. Last clicked 03/15/2014 - 23:35. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&

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Zackie Achmat on Marx and Lincoln

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Authors:  Zackie Achmat On Thursday 13 August AIDS activist Zackie Achmat will give a free public lecture on The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln as part of the Great Texts / Big Questions public lecture series presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Clicked 131 times. Last clicked 03/07/2014 - 00:54. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p&g

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Andre Brink on Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

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Authors:  Andre Brink Andre Brink speaks on Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. The image used above is Don Quixote in a Starry Night by mize2oo5 and is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial No Derivatives license. Clicked 181 times. Last clicked 03/23/2014 - 04:23. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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Tim Noakes - The body is willing but the mind is weak. Or is it the other way around?

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Authors:  Tim Noakes On Thursday 8 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questions lecturer will be Professor Tim Noakes who will address “The body is willing but the mind is weak. Or is it the other way around?”  The suggested reading is Muscular Movement in Man: The factors governing speed and recovery from fatigue by AV Hill, 1927. Clicked 421 times. Last clicked 03/05/2014 - 20:52. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as

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Mamphela Ramphele on Knowledge in the Blood by Jonathan Jansen

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Authors:  Mamphela Ramphele On Thursday 1October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questions lecture will be Mamphela Ramphele who will discuss “To what extent has our transformation process embraced the intimate in public discourse?”. The suggested background reading is Jonathan Jansen’s Knowledge in the Blood. Clicked 275 times. Last clicked 03/31/2014 - 15:00. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.

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Carrol Clarkson on Waiting for the Barbarians and Disgrace by JM Coetzee

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Authors:  Carrol Clarkson On Thursday 29 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA’s) Great Texts / Big Questions guest speaker is Carrol Clarkson, an Associate Professor in English Department at the University of Cape Town.  She will be discussing the work of Nobel Prize-winning novelist, J.M. Coetzee. Clicked 267 times. Last clicked 03/25/2014 - 00:57. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This lecture was delivered in an open forum.&nbsp; It may be used to supplement lectures on this topic or as general interest podcast.</p>

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