Dr Susan Brokensha
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
English
Address
9B 218
ENGLISH
IB 28
Telephone
051 4013571
Office
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block B 218
Information

Short CV

Publications (Short List)

Short List of Publications in the Last Ten Years: 

Brokensha, S.I. 2011. Noticing ‘us’ and ‘them’ constructions: The pedagogical implications of a Critical Discourse Analysis of referring in political discourse. Per Linguam 27(1): 56-73.

Conradie, M.S., Brokensha, S.I. and Pretorius, M. 2012. No small irony: A discourse analysis of Zapiro’s World Cup cartoons. Language Matters 43(1): 39-59.

Brokensha, S.I. 2012. Academic writing in Blackboard: A computer-mediated discourse analytic perspective. Acta Academica 44(4): 81-105.

Conradie, M.S. and Brokensha, S.I. 2014. I was amazed that there were still people like this”: First-year students` reflections on experiences of racial discrimination at the University of the Free State. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 84(1): 81-105.

Brokensha, S.I. and Greyling, W.J. 2015. Dispelling e-myths and pre-empting disappointment: Exploring incongruities between instructors’ intentions and reality in asynchronous online discussions. The South African Journal of Higher Education, 29(4): 50-76.

Brokensha, S.I. and Conradie, M.S. 2016. Facilitating critical enquiry about race and racism in a digital environment: Design considerations. South African Journal of Higher Education 30(1): 17-41.

Conradie, M.S. and Brokensha, S.I. 2016. Reconfiguring race in the online interactions of South African undergraduates. Critical Arts 30(4): 74-92.

Brokensha, S.I. and Coradie, M.S. Forthcoming. A discourse analysis of audience deliberation in online forums on race relevant news. Acta Academica.

Book:

Senekal, B.A. & Brokensha, S.I. 2014. Surfers van die Tsunami: Navorsing en Inligtingstegnologie binne die geesteswetenskappe. Bloemfontein: SUN MeDIA.

 

Area(s) of Interest

Research:

Computer-mediated communication

Social media research

Big data and humanities/social sciences research 

Courses Presented

ENGL3718

ENGS1624

ENGS3728 

ENGQ6814

GSPL5826


FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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