Today, Thursday January 23rd, our class visited the Ekukhanyisweni primary school in Alexandra, the oldest township in Johannesburg. We arrived in the morning around 10 am and received a briefing from the school’s principle. She gave us instructions on the … Continue reading →
Today we had the incredible opportunity of visiting Robben Island, one of South Africa’s most iconic museums. Located approximately seven kilometers from Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Robben Island is most commonly associated with its high security prison. Prior … Continue reading →
Apartheid was a time of separation of people, and an intentional lack of equality. The South African government was full of corruption and manipulation and damaged many lives. Despite all of the damage and effects that are still visible today, … Continue reading →
On Wednesday we visited to Constitution Hill for a guided tour of the former prison and South Africa’s Constitutional Court, which officially opened in 1995 and is similar to the United States Supreme Court but holds a higher power. The … Continue reading →
We traveled to Maropeng which means “returning to your place of origin”. The site is known as the ‘Cradle of Humankind’. The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site named by UNESCO in 1999. It consists of 13 Paleontological … Continue reading →
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Prudence Layne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English &
Coordinator of African/African-American Studies