Current students

Mamonaheng Ntsane 

The Translation of Multimodal Resources in Social and Behaviour Change Communication on Digital Platforms
Supervisor: Dr Van Rooyen
Co-supervisor: Prof K Marais

Monnapula Molefe

Faith-related interpreting at the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA): Complexities in co-performance at Seth Mokitimi Circuit
Dr D Tekgul
 Prof K Marais, Dr J Makutoane

Judith Simeo

The Morphosyntax, semantics and Information Structure of Locatives in Subi
Supervisor: Dr K Riedel
Co-supervisor: Dr K Jerro

Abdulkarim Mhandeni

Facilitating the knowledge economy through intersemiotic translation: Towards sustainable development in Climate-Smart Agriculture
Supervisor: Prof K Marais
Co-supervisor: Dr E Adami

Dimakatso Mathe

Morphosyntactic variation in five dialects of Sesotho
Supervisor: Dr K Riedel

Maseanakoena Mokoaleli

The morphosyntax of Sesotho locatives
Supervisor: Dr K Riedel

Chen Shu Fang

The translator’s context as constraint in translations of “The Analects”
Supervisor: Prof K Marais
Co-supervisor: Dr S Li

Linda Dakey

The complexity of translator education in Ghana: Exploring a human capabilities approach to curriculum design
Supervisor: Prof K Marais
Co-supervisor: Prof M Gonzalez Davies

Beverley Wilcock

Translanguaging in superdiverse linguistic contexts in higher education
Supervisor: Prof K Marais

Recent PhD graduates
Aaron Hala-hala (PhD, 2022)

Sociolinguistics of Lesotho English in the Kingdom of Lesotho
Supervisor: Kobus Marais

Ebenezer Tedjouong (PhD, 2021)
Conceptualising interpreter education in a developmental context: The Buea Programme as case study
Supervisor: Kobus Marais
Co-supervisor: Carmen Delgado
Evans Chapanga (PhD, 2021)
A Critical Discourse Analysis of Zimbabwe's Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP)
Supervisor: Kristina Riedel
Felix Awung (PhD, 2018)

Representing Africa through Translation: Ferdinand Oyono’s Une Vie de Boy and Le Vieux Nègre et la Médaille in English
Supervisor: Kobus Marais
Co-supervisor: Paul Bandia

Zameka Sijadu (PhD, 2018)

Evaluation in translation of argumentative discourse in the isiXhosa novel Ingqumbo Yeminyanya and its English translation The Wrath of the Ancestors.
Supervisor: Kobus Marais
Co-supervisor: M Visser


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