AT THE FOOT OF THE VOLCANO, reflections on teaching at a South African university

: Levine (S.) ed.

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154pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2018


A collection of essays by university lecturers, most of them based at the University of Cape Town, on their experiences of building relationships with students and cultivating an awareness of the structural inequality that underlies the political climate on university campuses.

Contributions include:
"Critical Pedagogy: an art hoping to 'make new people'?" by Zimitri Erasmus (Sociology)
"Thirteen Ways: teaching writing, creative and otherwise" by Hedley Twidle (English Language and Literature)
"Engaged Scholarship: bridging the gap between academia, activism and lived experience" by Shose Kessi (Psychology)
"'Looking beyond the microscope': rethinking pedagogy for health science students learning medical anthropology" by Susan Levine and Helen Macdonald (Anthropology).

Susan Levine is Associate Professor in the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, at the University of Cape Town.