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Friday, June 20th, 2014

Discovering Prophets Of Da City

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

“The Missing Middle” in South Africa

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

‘A World Class African University’

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 KENNEDY IN THE LAND OF APARTHEID

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...