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  1. Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Memory studies scholar Cathy Caruth postulates that “history is precisely the way we are implicated in one another's trauma” (24). Given the violent and traumatic history of post-independence Uganda, especially the bloody, insane and protracted Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency...
  2. Aesthetics of Muslim public and community formations in Cape Town: observations of an anthropologist

    Aesthetics of Muslim public and community formations in Cape Town: observations of an anthropologist

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper explores the implications of the arrival of Muslim Somali immigrants for the emergence of other Muslim communities in post-apartheid Cape Town. The ethnography unpacks the complexity and diversity of Somali identity formation, their culturally distinct politics of aesthetics...
  3. Does the body modified appearance of front-line employees matter to hotel guests?

    Does the body modified appearance of front-line employees matter to hotel guests?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    The hospitality industry is all about providing service. This service provision takes place in the employee and guest encounter. Hence, this interaction is crucial for the hospitality industry. The employees in this interplay are expected to represent the company and...