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A discourse analysis of code-switching practices among Angolan migrants in Cape Town, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
In this thesis, I explore the code-switching practices of long-term Angolans migrants in Cape Town when they interact with those who have been here for a much shorter period. In my Honours research essay, I revealed a ...
Drag kings in Cape Town: space and the performance of gendered subjectivities
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The last few decades have seen the development of a large body of scholarly work on drag queens and performances of femininity by men (see Barrett 1995, 1999). However, performances of masculinity by women have largely ...
A phenomenological discourse analysis of harassed female 'skinscapes' in select public spaces in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Street harassment refers to the unsolicited verbal remarks and nonverbal gestures that women are subjected to by men when moving through (public) spaces. The dominant discourse sees this phenomenon as firstly a gendered ...
‘Taking hold’ of mobile phone stories in a Cape Flats reading club
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
This ethnographically-orientated intervention explored how members of a Cape Flats reading club “took hold” (Street, 2009) of digital literacy in their engagement with online fictional stories accessed by a mobile phone. ...
Discourse analysis of narratives of Malay heritage in gentrified Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Bo-Kaap (BK) is a neighbourhood in Cape Town which has long been home to a predominantly Muslim community with deep ties to the area’s colonial and slave history. In recent years, BK has become a hotbed for developers ...