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Thursday, 29 November 2007


Faculty of Arts Conference Proceedings 2007 

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Theme: Local and global issues in research in Humanities and Social Sciences 



Ms S.Citwa


Opening and welcoming

Prof N. V. Makunga


Official Opening

Prof R. V. Gumbi


Focus on research Output

Prof P. T. Sibaya


Key Note Address

Prof Prof L. M Magi

Tea break          10h15 – 10h45          Tea break




Session 1

Chair:Dr. J. Mostert

Theme: Knowledge Management and Indigenous Knowledge Systems



Chair: Prof. N. J.Hooper


Theme: Diversity in literature and cultural studies


09h40 – 10h00

O. Bosire Onyancha


What are the future prospects of Knowledge Management? An audit of the subject domain's scholarly publications and research


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G. Gane


Unspeakable Injuries: The Violated Woman as Emblem of the Nation in J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace, Zoe Wicomb’s David’s Story, and Achmat Dangor’s Bitter Fruit

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10h00 – 10h20

P. Dlamini (DLIS)


Knowledge Management (KM) Theories and their Relevance to Indigenous Knowledge Management (IKM).


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C. Addison


 ‘Narrator’s Identity and Stanza Form in the Venice Sections of Childe Harold IV and “Beppo”’


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10h20 – 10h40

D. N. Ocholla ( DLIS)


Marginalized Knowledge: An Agenda for Indigenous Knowledge Development and Integration with Other Forms of Know ledge

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P. Louw,


Landscape and the Anti-Pastoral Critique in Doris Lessing’s African Stories




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10h40 – 11h00

D. Njiraine, D. N. Ocholla and J le Roux (DLIS)


Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa: Challenges and opportunities


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M. J. Koenane


Understanding Virtue Ethics






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11h00 – 11h30                                                          TEA BREAK


11h30 – 11h50                                                PLENARY SESSION

                      Speaker: Prof G. V. C. Buijs




11h50 – 12h10

Chair: Prof J. le Roux

Theme: Knowledge Management and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (Cont)


D. Jacobs


Publication and Cooperation Patterns of Authors of Natural Sciences in South Africa


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Chair: Prof T.A.P. Gumbi

Theme: Socio-economics systems and regional development


S. Ndwandwe


Teaching and Learning of Information Ethics by LIS Schools in the Universities in South Africa. A literature Review

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12h10 – 12h30

D. N. Ocholla and L. Ocholla (DLIS and UZ Library)

Research in Library and Information Science in South Africa: an analysis of journal research output from 1993-2006.


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Z. C. Zondi


Juvenile diversion in search of a new paradigm through to community justice




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12h30 – 12h50

G. Sitenei ( DLIS) 

Is it necessary for academic librarians to conduct research and publish?







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S. Magagula


Evaluation of reunification programmes rendered by service providers in respect of street children with their families/households.

Department of Social Work


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12h50 – 13h10

M. Hadebe


The role of rural women in sustaining small scale community development problems and successes
A case study of KwaNdaya Production Centre Umbumbulu KwaZulu-Natal


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D. Shongwe


Rwanda:s Indigenous Justice system in Practice





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13h10 – 14h00                                         LUNCH




14h00 –14h20

Chair: Dr A. T. Nzama


Theme: Sustainability as a Mechanism for development/Recreation and Tourism


Chair: Prof. D. N.  Ocholla

Theme: Information Seeking and application of  Information and Communication Technologies



14h20 – 14h40

S.S. Nhlabathi

Building a sustainable competitive organization: Strategies thereof.

Anthropology and Development Studies





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J. Mostert and  M. Ntetha


ICTs in secondary educational institutions in the uMhlathuze municipality: an investigation into their utilization, impact and challenges.


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14h40 – 15h05

S. Jordaan


South Africa’s new HIV/AIDS/STI Strategic Plan 2007-2011: How the government’s response fails to address gender issues?

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A. K. Wafula-Kwake.


Challenges and opportunities facing ICT development amongst South African and Kenyan rural women



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15h05 – 15h25

N. D. Mwandla


Outdoor Recreation Resource Management in Kwazulu-Natal

 [Part-Time Lecturer] Centre for Recreation and Tourism



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G. Chipeta and J. Mostert


An Exploratory study of the Marketing of Library and Information Services: A Comparative study of the Mzuzu University and University of Zululand Libraries.


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15h25 – 15h45

Sr I. N. G. Biyela


Reconstructing the figure of King Shaka in our Cultural Heritage.




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N. Nkomo


A comparative analysis of web information seeking behavior among students and staff at the University of Zululand and Durban University of Technology


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15h45 – 16h05

C. M. Sithole


The Role Of The San Descendants

In Relation To Tourism Development In The Kamberg Valley



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Musonda V Mpepo


The Function of Sociocultural characteristics in Language Teaching in ESL Situations



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16h05 – 16h25

N. R. Ngcobo


The Provision of Recreation Facilities for the Youth in Umlazi Township Kwa Zulu-Natal.


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N. F. Ngcobo


Incidence Of Absenteeism In Ngwelezane Hospital Nurses As A Function Of Work Related Stress.


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16h25 – 16h45

Closing Address

Prof N. V. Makunga

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