Promoting Social Reconciliation in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Engaging “Forgiveness” Texts in Bible Translation Performance
Join us for a lecture by Dr. Tshokolo Makutoane, Department of Hebrew at University of the Free State, South Africa
Tshokolo Johannes Makutoane was born in the Southern Free State at Bethulie. He received his BA (with distinction in Hebrew) at the University of the North (Qwaqwa) (1995); BTh at the University of the Free State (1998). In 2003 he received his MA (Cum laude) in Language Practice and in 2011 he received a PhD in Near Eastern Studies, both at the University of the Free State. In 2003 he was contracted as a junior lecturer; a lecturer in 2004 -2007 at University of the Free State in the Department of the Old Testament. In 2006 -2009 he was contracted as lecturer in the Department Afro-Asiastic Studies, Sign Language and Language Practice teaching Elementary Hebrew. In 2011 he was contracted as a lecturer in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies. In the same year he was also helping with the postgraduate teaching at the Department of Language Management and Language Practice. Since 2012, he has been contracted as a senior lecturer in the Department of Hebrew. He specializes in Theory of translation, Bible Translation and Orality Studies. He is a co-author of 4 published articles in different journals; a co-presenter of 4 papers in 4 International Conferences, and a presenter of 3 papers in 3 National Conferences.