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South African institutions top THE Africa rankings pilot
Times Higher Education creates a top 15 table for Africa’s academies ahead of the inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit on 30-31 July
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Heteronormative higher education: challenging this status quo through LGBTIQ awareness-raising (Stellenbosch University, 2017)This article focus on the challenges homophobia and transphobia pose to LGBTIQ students at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), a historically black peri-urban university located on the margins of Cape Town. Both the ...
Embodying the Learning Space: Is it Okay if I bring my sexuality to class? (African Gender Institute, 2012)
Sexual identity and transformation at a South African university (Taylor & Francis, 2007)Despite the proliferation of policies ostensibly protecting all persons’ rights, and mounting critical academic debate and scholarship on sexuality and sexual orientation, sexual orientation in the academy remains a site ...
Lesbians and the Civil Union Act in South Africa: a critical reflection (Jacana Media, 2008)Introduction: South Africa is a country that warrants specific interest in the exploration of the significance of the liberal rights that have been assigned to homosexuals in the context of its quest towards citizenship ...
Se(x)ation, sensation or research? interrogating the research gaze (Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2010)This article takes a critical look at the research methodologies regarding gender-based violence and HIV and AIDS in South Africa over the last two decades. Gender has become the operative term in these research projects ...