MR SIPUNGU THOKO ACADEMIC PROFILE

(LECTURER)

E-mail address: t.sipungu@ru.ac.za

Office number: +27 (0)46 603 8930

GENERAL PROFILE:

BA, LLB, MA, PhD Candidate (Rhodes University), and Sociology Lecturer

Thoko Sipungu is a lecturer in the department. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of sociology of men and masculinities, femininity/ies, sexuality/ies, identity and belonging, sociological theory. His current (PhD) aims to theorize the significance of the ‘body’ in the construction of Xhosa masculinity/ies

THESES AND RESEARCH SUPERVISED TO COMPLETION:

Ngcetani, Yanga. 2017. "Sociologically exploring the daily professional, and personal dynamics that  black  female Rhodes University student  interns encounter  while serving  adult  male patrons at the Rhodes University Law Clinic (Honours research paper, in Sociology, Rhodes University).

PUBLICATIONS:

Thoko, Sipungu. 2017. "A History of Rwandan Identity and Trauma: The Mythmaker’s Victim", Journal of Contemporary African Studies.

Sipungu, T., and Nleya, N. (2016). Housing market dysfunctionality and displacement of the poor in social rental housing in East London, Eastern Cape. PSAM Working Paper: 2. Monitoring and Advocacy Program, Public Service Accountability Monitor. Available at: http://psam.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/111/11/Research-Report-8-3-2016-17.pdf

 

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