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Community as utopia: Reflections on De Waterkant
This paper will reflect on research currently in progress in Cape Town's De Waterkant neighbourhood—an area also known as Cape Town's 'gay village'. This paper engages the literature of utopia as a framework of analysis ...
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 ...
Performing cities: Engaging the high-tech flâneur
(The Forum on Education Abroad, 2011)
The city as place forms the backdrop to many study abroad experiences. Our sense of place, however, is often fractured by modern mobilities. As Sack (1988) notes, we move from place to place so much that places often begin ...
Que(e)rying Cape Town: touring Africa’s gay capital with the pink map
(Centre for Geographical Studies: Lisbon, 2013)
Since 1999, Cape Town’s Pink Map has attempted to provide local and international visitors alike with a cartographic representation of the city’s queer landscape. This paper engages with the archive provided by more than ...