Welcome to the University of Cape Town News
26 August 2013
Suspicious Mind: Artists and contributors to the International Neuropsychoanalysis Conference, to be held in Hiddingh Hall from 22 - 25 August, dream a quirky, quack-scientific environment into being, exploring the peculiar forms that emerge when exploring the space between mind and matter. When: 13 August - 31 August. Where: UCT Michaelis Gallery, Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange Street, Gardens.
Piano Exchange Concert. The piano sections of UCT and Stellenbosch University will present an evening of piano transcriptions. When: 27 August at 20h15. Where: Baxter Concert Hall. Prices: R55. UCT staff: R50. Senior citizens and students: R40. Learners: R30.
Inaugural lecture: Professor Mike Lambert. Topic: 'The Science of Exercise Performance -Translation into Practice: Novo prospectus'. When: 28 August. Where: Student Learning Centre Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building. Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Cape Town
Choreographic studies: New works choreographed by third-& fourth-year students of the UCT School of Dance offer a unique window onto the creative perspectives of emerging young artists. When: 28 August at 19h30. Where: Baxter Concert Hall.Tickets: R45. Pensioners & students: R20.
Dermatology Congress: The South Africa Dermatology Nursing Association (SADNA), a subgroup of the Dermatology Society of SA, is holding an all-day pre-congress workshop on 29 August. The aim of the workshop is to disseminate & share knowledge of patients with skin disorders to as large an audience as possible. When: 29 August - 1 September. Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Medical Humanities Series: The bricolage of health and healing in South Africa. Historian and medical anthropologist Catherine Burns, from WiSER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research), will begin to question the absence of an institutionalised, interdisciplinary relationship between the humanities and medicine, in light of the layered and heavily politicised history of South African health systems throughout the 20th Century. When: 29 August. Where: UCT Medical Campus, Anatomy Lecture Theatre.
Drama therapy lecture and workshop: Hosted by GIPCA and Drama for Life, Drama Therapy pioneer Robert J. Landy will present a public lecture and specialised workshop. Landy is Professor of Educational Theatre and Applied Psychology and Director of the Drama Therapy Program at New York University. As a drama therapist, he has more than 35 years of clinical experience, having treated children and adults with a wide range of psychiatric, cognitive and adjustment challenges. When: 30 August - 31 August. Where: Hiddingh Hall.
Chamber Music: These concerts, arranged by Becky Steltzner, feature students from the SACM and are the final round to determine which ensembles progress to the final round of the coveted Schock Foundation Prize for Chamber Music on Tuesday 17 September. When: 30 August at 19h30. Where: Baxter Concert Hall.
Schock Foundation Prize for Chamber Music: The sixth edition of this annual competition for ensemble playing, sponsored by the Schock Foundation. This final round will feature ensembles selected from the chamber music concerts through the year. When: 17 September at 20h15. Where: Baxter Concert Hall.