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Adam Haupt

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About Adam Haupt

Dr Adam Haupt is the author of Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion (HSRC Press, 2008), which is available under an open content license at

The book tells a story of people defining themselves as active, creative and politically concious agents in a consumerist society. Haupt has taught in the English Department at the University of the Western Cape as well as in the English and Drama departments at the University of Stellenbosch. He currently teaches as a member of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town. Other past life experiences: Cape Technikon; freelanced for the Mail&Guardian, SL and Y magazines; e-commerce ventures; dabbled in television and video production and experimented in music; and spoken word / poetry performance.


Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Lauren Kent</a>
    Lauren Kent
    May 19th, 2011 @08:49 #

    Hi Adam, I wrote my Honours Anthropology Thesis on the construction (and deconstruction) of identity among a break dancing crew in Grahamstown. Referred to some of your work. Respect!

    From Lauren


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