By Gillian Schutte Cancel Culture proliferated on campuses across South Africa around 2016 – when the Fees Must Fall campaign was in its second year. It developed out of intersectional feminism premised on Kimberlé Crenshaw’s salient work in the late 1980’s. Hers was a call for an intersectional legal approach, that “recognised multiple and overlappingRead More
Adam Habib is not me. Sipho Singiswa questions Adam Habib’s appointment as Director of SOAS by University of London.
By Sipho Singiswa As an indigenous Black South African I write to express my dismay and disgust at the recent appointment of outgoing WITS Vice Chancellor, Adam Habib, as Director of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) by the University of London. Board Member Marie Staunton, the Chair of the SOAS Board of TrusteesRead More
By Ashley Nyiko Mabasa (Student Voices) The occurrence of the #FeesMustFall movement came not only as shock but a theatrical display of students’ militancy to the South African protest landscape. Students dedicated put inter alia their bodies on the line to save South Africa from the shackles of inequality, looming unemployment and poverty by demandingRead More
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