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Negotiating race and belonging in a post-apartheid South Africa: Bernadette’s stories
(Kings College, Univ. of London, 2014)
Although apartheid officially ended in 1994, race as a primary marker of identity has continued to permeate many aspects of private and public life in a post-apartheid South Africa. This paper explores how race is ...
‘It’s just taking our souls back’: discourses of apartheid and race
Although apartheid officially ended in 1994, the issue of race as a primary identity marker has continued to permeate many aspects of private and public life in post-apartheid South Africa. This paper seeks to understand ...
Battling the race: Stylizing language and coproducing whiteness and colouredness in a freestyle rap performance
(American Antrhopological Association, 2015)
In the last 19 years of post-apartheid South African democracy, race remains an enduring and familiar trope, a point of certainty amid the messy ambiguities of transformation. In the present article, we explore the ...
Negotiating race in post-apartheid South Africa: Bernadette’s stories
(De Gruyter, 2018)
Contemporary scholarship on race investigates how racism is deeply embedded in everyday norms and practices in ways which subtly, even unwittingly, serve to reproduce white domination. In South Africa, like many other ...
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 ...