1923 - 2010
Author of Die Groot Gedagtepassed away at the age of 86 on 27 October 2010 in Helderberg Village.
|Stellenbosch has lost a great artist and defender of her heritage|
Architect, painter, graphic artist
Nuwe woorde word nuwe liedere
, Woordfees concert on Saturday, 6 March 2010:
List of 'WOORDtroFEES' prize winners (pdf) See more photos
Anneline Ball, Hendrik Hofmeyr, Hennie Aucamp, Daniel Hugo, Linette van der Merwe, Chris Mostert, Deirdré Blignaut
Deirdré Blignaut (sopran), Linette van der Merwe (mezzo),
Chris Mostert (tenor) and Anneline Ball (piano)
Woordkunstenaar 1. prys: Hennie Aucamp
7 March: Lizz Meiring and Dorthea van Zyl
present "WOORDtroFEES" for the very first time
Strijdom van der Merwe collects the prize for fellow artists
13 March 2010 at Protea Boehuis: Lina Spies and Alida Potgieter talk about "Die skyn van tuiskoms"
Max Jacob Prize 2010 for Outre Voix/Voice Over,
the French edition of his poetry collection Oorblyfsel/Voice over
Mahmoud Darwish Literature Prize 2010 for Oorblyfsel/Voice Over
Hertzog Prize 2010 for Die Windvanger
Etienne van Heerden
His novel, Dertig nagte in Amsterdam was awarded the following prizes:
University of Johannesburg Literature Prize 2009
M-Net Prize for Prose 2009
WA Hofmeyr Prize and Hertzog Prize 2010.
Philip de Vos and Tertia Visser-Downie
(piano) were awarded a WoordTrofee 2010
for Prente by 'n uitstalling
Author of unusual reference books
Molteno Gold Medal 2009 from the Cape Tercentenary Foundation for his lifelong research on the plant family Ericaceae
John C Kannemeyer
Dr. honoris causa, Stellenbosch University 2009
"As an expert in the field of Afrikaans literature, John Christoffel Kannemeyer, an alumnus of Stellenbosch University, is in a unique position as researcher, writer and an expert in editing and textual studies."
Hans Breuer, best selling author
of scientific books. The Japanese (and 9th) translation of dtv Atlas Physik appeared in August 2009
The Special Issue of the
Journal of Literary Studies, Volume 25 Issue 3 2009 is dedicated to Marlene van Niekerk.
Roger Penrose at Stellenbosch
11 August 2009
Presented a talk: Before the Big Bang?
Sir Roger Penrose, OM, FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist and Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics
at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College.
He is renowned for his work in mathematical physics, in particular his contributions to general relativity and cosmology.
He is also a recreational mathematician and amateur philosopher.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See his special page
28 July 1942 - 17 December 2009
Professor of Linguistics at Stellenbosch University until his retirement in 2003
Professor at the Department of Forestry
Stellenbosch University until 1988
internationally renowned author of
children's and youth books.
Prolific writer of thrillers
Carel van der Merwe
Detlev G. Kröger