Friday, June 20th, 2014
One late afternoon while milling about at the University of Cape Town’s main campus, I ran into Adam Haupt, the Associate Professor of Media Studies who’s authored books such as Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film, and Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion. I had known of Adam (or Dr. Hip-Hop) through
Thursday, September 29th, 2011
Thursday, February 17th, 2011
Late last year (in November) The New York Times ran a news piece on how the University of Cape Town is “now resplendently multiracial” despite the paper noting that white students still outnumber blacks “almost two to...
Thursday, August 20th, 2009
Robert F. Kennedy‘s opening remarks in a now famous speech to a largely white audience at the University of Cape Town in June 1966 still gets me: I come here this evening because of my deep interest...