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I am/am I an African? A relational reading of Diaspora and Identity in South African Fiction by J.U. Jacobs
The publication of Diaspora and Identity in South African Fiction (2016) by J.U. Jacobs is a timely intervention, in that it is the first comprehensive study of South African fiction to sustain the argument that South ...
The power and perils of participant observation in library and information science research: reflections on three South African studies
(UNISA Press, 2017)
This article reports on three participant observation studies conducted in schools and libraries in South Africa, between 1999 and 2015. The study findings have been reported on elsewhere, thus the focus is on the methodologies ...
The blur of history: Student protest and photographic clarity in South African universities, 2015–2016
(University of the Western Cape, 2017)
I have three points I would like to put forward – about strong photographs, about clarity and about blur. I also have a number of photographs dating from October 2015 at the University of the Western Cape that will be ...
Language learners as cultural tourists: Development potential of the English language learning tourism market in South Africa
Travel in order to learn English has become an enormous global industry, and in recent years South Africa has started to feature more prominently in the plans of English language learning tourists from all over the world. ...
Un/making difference through performance and mediation in contemporary Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This special issue of the Journal of African Cultural Studies grew out of a panel we organized at the European Conference on African Studies in Lisbon in June 2013. Our starting point was the observation of a massive revival ...
Fanon in drag: Decoloniality in sociolinguistics?
In focus in this paper is the genre of drag, and the uses to which it is put by its proponents in subverting conventional and repressive (Western) models of gender, sexuality and race. We raise the question of to what ...