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Submissions from 2015

The F Word: An analysis of the perceptions and performance of feminisms amongst five Black, Xhosa women living in Langa, Victoria Chigozie Akah, Columbia University

The Traumatic State of Psychology: An Investigation of the Challenges Psychologists Face When Aiming to Help Trauma Survivors in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Rohan Arcot, Hamilton College

Transracial Adoption in Cape Town, South Africa: The Perspectives of Black Young Adults, Emma Bilodeau, Bates College

“I’ve Taken My Own Power”: Insights into women’s empowerment and its effectiveness in different NGOs in Cape Town, Molly Willeford, Illinois Wesleyan University

Submissions from 2014

Cape Town on The Eve of The 2014 Elections: 12 Narratives on Political Efficacy and The Post-Apartheid Presidency From Langa and Stellenbosch, Richard Ahne, Claremont Mckenna College

Identity Crisis: Making Sense of Post-Apartheid Relationships Between Whiteness and Antiracism, Justin Bradshaw, Brandeis University

Seven Women Speak: Perceptions of Economic Empowerment Opportunities Among Diverse Women in Four Different Cape Town Communities Today, Shanna Cole, George Washington University

The Complicated ‘Colours’ of Rhythm: A Study of Capetonian’s Battle for Identity through the Hip Hop Movement in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Joseph Thomas Dover, University of Colorado

To Assimilate or Integrate? The Narratives of Eight Black Students at Historically White Universities in the Western Cape: Can Education be Seen as Oppression or Privilege?, Mari Faines, Colgate University

Exploring Barriers: An Analysis of Access to Effective Tuberculosis Care in Cape Town, Yvonne Okaka, Villanova University

Black, White and Rainbow all Over: The Segregation present among Cape Town’s Pride Festival, Lucy Stockdale, Trinity University


On Air With the Community An Exploration of Five Community Radio Stations in the Western Cape, Kelsey Warren, University of Redlands

Submissions from 2013

Fros, Weaves, and Kinks: The Social and Political Significance of Hair for Black and Coloured Women in Cape Town, Carol Antunez, Hamilton College

“We Give Way:” 6 Narratives of the Academic Negotiation Between English and Afrikaans at The University of Stellenbosch, Alexis K. Boyer, George Washington University

Cape Town Performance Poetry: The Activist’s pen is Mighty, Kelsey Rae Brattin, Illinois Wesleyan University

Living Openly: 2 Narratives of Black and White Lesbians Living in Cape Town, Rebecca Gant, Franklin & Marshall College

“Queering the Rainbow Nation”: An Analysis of 11 Gay and Lesbian Capetonians’ Perceptions of LGBT Identity in Cape Town and the South African Government’s Commitment to LGBT Equality, Ryan Sasse, Washington University in St. Louis

Fostering the Orphaned and Vulnerable Child: Exploring Identity Economics in Relation to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in the Eastern Cape and Cape Town, South Africa, Khaliyah Yasmeen Washington, Occidental College

Submissions from 2012

Whose Gay Town is Cape Town? An Examination of Cape Town’s Gay Village and the Production of a Queer White Patriarchy., Mollie Beebe, Macalester College

Take Back Rondebosch Common: A Case Study on Discontent With the DA and Urban Land Reform in Rondebosch, Cape Town., Kyle Dallman, Beloit College

“The Customer is Always Right” Customer Service and Managerial Structures in Relation to Company Size on Main Road Rondebosch, Cape Town, Carlos Gausman, Denison University

PEPFAR Problems: How Does the United States’ Presidential Emergency Program for AIDS Relief Empower Women?, Caitlin H.

Accessing Justice, Evaluating Agency: How 12 Women in Cape Town Perceive Their Local Police Services With Respect to Their Race, Class, Gender, and Geographic Location, Ellen Moore, Syracuse University

The Implications of Privileged Gay Politics on Queer Aberrations: Interrogating South Africa’s Nongovernmental Industrial Complex, Vijay Sachdev, University of Redlands

The “Marikana Massacre” and the Reactions of South Africans, Isabelle Soifer, Rice University

Submissions from 2011

South African Jews and How the History of the Aparthied Has Effected the Community’s Relationship to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Julia Berner-Tobin, Earlham College

A Long Road Home: Housing Rights in South Africa’s Informal Settlement, Joe Slovo, Kaitlyn Bowles, Tufts University

The Tourists and the Toured: Identity in Greenmarket Square, Sophia Perlman, Middlebury College

Contradictions Between Party and Man: Student Perceptions of Julius Malema, Annie Elise Shapiro, George Washington University

Submissions from 2009

Die Taal is Gans die Volk? Building a Common Afrikaans-Language Identity and Community in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Susan DeMartino, George Washington University

Submissions from 2008

Fighting the Man: A Case Study of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, Allison Grill, Skidmore College

Submissions from 2007

Growing ‘Black Diamonds’: The Role of the Government in Small Business Development and Black Entrepreneurship, Will Houghteling, Harvard University

Memory, Place and Nation-Building: Remembering in the ‘New’ South Africa, Kate Ronan, Syracuse University

Submissions from 2005

Facilitating Public Participation in the Eastern Cape Province: A Case Study of the Centre for Governance in Africa, Paul D. Lemaistre, Tufts University

People Living With, Not Dying From Disease: Patient Empowerment Through Anti-Retroviral Therapy and Possibilities for Social Change, Xin Wei Ngiam, Harvard University

The State of “Differently Abled” People in the Western Cape, South Africa, Joshua Wade Paul, Wabash College