Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning (CriSTaL)

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Vol 8 No SI (2020)
Published September 30, 2020
Special Issue: 2019 New Materialist Reconfiguring Higher Education Conference

In this special issue of CriSTaL, we bring you eleven papers that were presented at the 10th Annual New Materialisms Conference, hosted by the University of the Western Cape in December 2019.  The intention of the conference was to provide an opportunity to raise important questions regarding issues in higher education affecting both the South African and the global context, particularly in relation to the use and value of western theorists in local research and curricula, as well as who gains epistemological and physical access to higher education. Of the eleven papers published here, three are from keynote speakers, three are from their respondents and the remaining five are from presenters at the conference. 


Vivienne Bozalek, Nike Romano
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Special issue

Erin Manning
Radical Pedagogies and Metamodelings of Knowledge in the Making
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Nike Irene Romano
Thinking-with-drawing: wandering/wondering through Manning’s text
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Fikile Nxumalo
Place-based disruptions of humanism, coloniality and anti-blackness in early childhood education
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Siddique Motala
A Place-based response to Fikile Nxumalo
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Liz De Freitas
Why trust science in a trickster world of absolute contingency? The speculative force of mathematical abstraction
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Delphi Carstens
Toward a Speculative Pedagogy
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Elmarie Costandius, Amelda Brand, Gera De Villiers
Redress at a higher education institution: Art processes and image theatre as embodied and rhizomatic learning
Macarena García González, Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak
Our Com(mon)passion: Entangled Reflections on the Backstages of Our Research
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Dirk Postma
Spatial enactments in emancipatory higher education pedagogies
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Anne Beate Reinertsen
Digital slow : Brahmanisms, Zetetic Wild Sciences and Pedagogics
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Dr Collett, Carolien Van den Berg, Belinda Verster
Sympoiesis “becoming with and through each other”: Exploring collaborative writing as emergent academics.: Exploring collaborative writing as emergent academics.
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