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Exploring new media technologies among young South African women
(African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, 2013)
This article reflects on how the use of digitised communication and social media among young black South African women can be situated and assessed within the current context. The authors focus especially on nuanced ...
Quartering the city in discourse and bricks: Articulating urban change in a South African enclave
Focusing on the urban enclave in Cape Town known as De Waterkant, this paper examines the product and process of ‘quartering’ urban space—shaping urban space as the locus for the symbolic framing of culture. This paper ...
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 ...
Teacher as learner: a personal reflection on a short course for South African university educators
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Higher education is understood to play a critical role in ongoing processes of social transformation in post-apartheid South Africa through the production of graduates who are critical and engaged citizens. A key challenge ...
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 ...