Critical Arts 33(4&5), 2019

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Rethinking Khoe and San Indigeneity, Language and Culture in South Africa

Guest Editors: Keyan G. Tomaselli & Julie Grant

 

Articles in Critical Arts 33(4&5) – 2019

These articles can be accessed via university libraries, and each author is provided with 50 free electronic offprints..

 

Editorial

Reviewing the Topic: Literacy and Language amongst the KhoeSan

Michael Anthony WesselsKeyan G. Tomaselli & Julie Grant

 

KhoeSan Languages: Past to Present 

Article

The First Afrikaans

Christo van Rensburg

 

Article

Afrikaans on the Frontier: Two Early Afrikaans Dialects

Hans du Plessis & Julie Grant

 

Article

The Khoisan Languages of Southern Africa: Facts, Theories and Confusions

Menán du Plessis

 

Article

Contemporary Khoesan Languages of South Africa

Kerry Jones

 

Same but Different: The Struggle towards integrated societies 

Article

The Language Question: Khoisan Linguicide and Epistemicide

Jeffrey Sehume

 

Article

KhoeSan Identity and Language in South Africa: Articulations of Reclamation

Shanade Barnabas & Samukelisiwe Miya

 

Article

Owning the Body, Embodying the Owner: Complexity and Discourses of Rights, Citizenship and Heritage of Southern African Bushmen

Luan Staphorst

Decolonising/Indigenising the Language of Research: Experiences with KhoeSan Peoples 

Article

Methods of “Literacy” in Indigenising Research Education: Transformative Methods Used in the Kalahari

Lauren Dyll

 

Article

One Made by Many: the Recording of Present-Day Kalahari Stories

Mary Elizabeth Lange

 

Article

Language and Education: Photovoice Workshops and the !Xun and Khwe Bushmen

Julie Grant

Repurposing San Communicatory Practices to be meaningful in the Contemporary world 

Article

Hip-hop and Decolonized Practices of Language Digitization among the Contemporary !Xun and Khwe Indigenous Youth of South Africa

Itunu Ayodeji Bodunrin

 

Article

The Literacy of Tracking

Keyan G. Tomaselli & Julie Grant

Commentary

Comments on Language, Education and Culture

Salesti Jack

Obituary 

Michael Wessels 1958–2018

José Manuel de Prada-Samper

Critical Arts: Aims and scope

From its inception, Critical Arts  examined the relationship between texts and contexts, cultural formations and popular forms of expression, mainly in the Third World, but after the 1994 transition in South Africa  Critical Arts repositioned itself in the South-North  and  East-West nexus focusing on developing transdisciplinary epistemologies. Critical Arts ‘ authors are Africans debating Africa with the rest; and the rest debating Africa and the South and with each other. 

 

The journal is rigorously peer reviewed, via ScholarONE Manuscripts, and aims to shape theory on the topics it covers.  Cutting edge theorisation (supported by empirical evidence) rather than the reporting of formulaic case studies are preferred.  Submissions are sought from both established and new researchers, and recent topics have included political economy of the media, political communication, intellectual property rights, visual anthropology and indigeneity,  the ethnographic turn in art, the Humanities Reloaded, and of course cultural studies. Submissions should aim to restore the vision of earlier theorists and historians, for whom ‘culture’ was a kind of synthesis arising from the contradictions between human society and the politics of nations. Under the pressures of globalization, this kind of understanding becomes more relevant at every turn. Critical Arts seeks to profile those approaches to issues that are amenable to a cultural studies-derived intervention, on the basis that ‘culture’ is a marker of deeper continuities than the immediate conflicts under the fire of which so many must somehow live their lives.

 

Editor-in-Chief: Keyan Tomaselli – keyant@uj.ac.za

Managing Editor: David Nothling – criticalarts@ukzn.ac.za

https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcrc20/current

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