Tag Archives: humanities

Academic Freedom and the Critical Condition of the Humanities

What does it take to be an active, critical citizen? What is the social value of academic freedom? These are some of the questions John Higgins addresses in his new book, reviewed here by Donald Powers.

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The ‘Hades’ of Cape Town Society

In the first of two reviews of Jason Staggie’s debut novel, Risk, Tembi Charles applauds the work for its trenchant social commentary, despite having reservations about its pornographic nature.

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Review essay seminar: Dana Snyman’s The Long Way Home

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How the right wing co-opts the lexicon of social justice

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