In a crisis wrought by the collision of history and theory, overcoming impasse of race is difficult.
Scholars chart the past and present and rethink the notion of university in South Africa.
It is shortsighted to promote science at the expense of the humanities.
Thirty years after dying in prison in apartheid South Africa, Steve Biko remains a historical icon, even if his black consciousness movement no longer carries political weight. A fervent anti-apartheid and freedom activist, Biko's popularity in the new South Africa is rooted in culture, providing ideas for the shaping of the identity of young black South Africans.