Prof Adam Haupt
Director and Professor of Media Studies
Prof Adam Haupt is Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies. He is co-editor of Neva Again: Hip-Hop Art, Activism and Education in Post-apartheid South Africa with Quentin Williams (UWC), Emile Jansen (Heal the Hood) and H. Samy Alim (UCLA). He co-produced an EP, #IntheKeyofB, for the book project with hip-hop artist Bradley Lodewyk (aka b-boy King Voue) and is the author of Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film and Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion. For more on the book and EP, visit HSRC Press (https://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/
Prof Haupt is Coordinating Editor of Global Hip Hop Studies with Prof J. Griffith Rollefson (University College Cork; see https://www.intellectbooks.
- Haupt, A. “Possessive Investments in Whiteness at a Post-Apartheid University”. The Intersections of Whiteness. Evangelia Kindinger and Mark Schmitt (eds.). Routledge: January, 2019.
- Haupt, A. “Inhale Determination, We Will Overcome: Eavesdrop, Mr Devious and Brasse vannie Kaap’s Representational Politics”. Journal of World Popular Music 5.2 (2018).
- Neva Again: Hip Hop Art, Activism and Education in Post-apartheid South Africa edited by Adam Haupt (UCT), Quentin Williams (UWC), Emile Jansen (Heal the Hood) and H. Samy Alim (UCLA). HSRC Press, February 2019.
- Haupt, A. “’Non-Poor Only’: Culture Jamming and the Limits of Free Speech in South Africa”. Media and Citizenship Herman Wasserman and Anthea Garman (eds.). HSRC Press: Cape Town, 2017.
- Haupt, A. “‘True to the Game’: Straight Outta Compton's Affirmation of White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy.” Black Camera 8.2 (2017): 208–225.
- Haupt, A. “Mix En Meng It Op: Emile YX?'s Alternative Race and Language Politics in South African Hip-Hop”. M/C Journal 20.1 (March 2017).
- Alim, H. Samy & Adam Haupt. “Reviving Soul(s): Hip Hop as Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in the U.S. & South Africa”. Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Educational Justice (Django Paris and H. Samy Alim, eds.). Teachers College Press, Columbia University: New York, 2017.
- Haupt, A. "Queering Hip-Hop, Queering the City: Dope Saint Jude’s Transformative Politics." M/C Journal 19.4 (2016).
- Haupt, A. Static: Race & Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media & Film. HSRC Press: Cape Town, 2012.
- Haupt, A. Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion. HSRC Press: Cape Town, 2008.
- Haupt, A. “Framing Gender, Race, and Hip-Hop in Boyz N the Hood, Do the Right Thing, and Slam”. Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop. (Justin Williams, ed.). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2015.
- Haupt, A. “Interrogating Piracy: Race, Colonialism and Ownership”. Postcolonial Piracy: Media Distribution and Cultural Production in the Global South. Bloomsbury: London, 2014.
- Critical race theory & gender politics
- Hip-hop studies
- Film studies
- Counterculture & youth culture/s
- Intellectual property rights, culture & technology
- Critiques of corporate globalisation
- Political economy of the media / social media
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