EPISTEMIC JUSTICE AND THE POSTCOLONIAL UNIVERSITY

: Pande (A.), Chaturvedi (R.) & Daya (S.) eds.

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252pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2023

 

Contributions include:

"Epistemic Justice and the University of Cape Town: Thinking across disciplines" by  Ruchi Chaturvedi, Shari Daya and Amrita Pande


"Ukuhamba Ukubona/Travelling to Know: Mobility as counter-curriculum across Africa" by Nomusa Makhubu  


 "Invoking Names: Finding Black women’s lost narratives in the classroom" by Athambile Masola


"Decolonising Psychology in Africa: The curriculum as weapon" by Shose Kessi and Hal Cooper


"The Shards Haven’t Settled: Contesting hierarchies of (teaching) history" by Koni Benson and Kerusha Govender


"Heavy-handed Policing: Teaching law and practice to LLB students in South Africa" by Jameelah Omar


"African Studies at UCT: An Interview with Lungisile Ntsebeza" by Sepideh Azari


"The African Gender Institute: A journey of place-making" by Kealeboga Mase Ramaru


"The Ethic of Reconciliation and a New Curriculum" by Ari Sitas.

"This is a brave, honest and deeply reflexive collection, which illuminates both personal and political struggles in engaging with curriculum change. It makes a significant contribution to decolonial scholarship in an African context." Professor Harsha Kathard, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Teaching and Learning, University of Cape Town

Amrita Pande is Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of Cape Town.

Political and legal anthropologist Ruchi Chaturvedi is a senior lecturer in the Sociology Department, University of Cape Town.

Shari Daya is a senior lecturer in Human Geography in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at the University of Cape Town.