Congratulations to those members of the excellent 2014 Honours cohort who achieved distinctions for their long essay research projects.They are:
Louise Crouch: 'I love you LOL! From Whatsapp with love: negotiating the romantic relationship over Whatsapp';
Callan Dunn: 'Re-invented: Analysing the self-portrayal of black South African women on Instagram';
Monique Gibbs: 'Sneaker-heads and hype-beasts: The sneaker subculture in a global society';
Firdaus Khan: 'The discourse of diversity in Disney';
Thando Mbatha: 'The rise of "Black Twitter"';
Jessica Pereira: 'Men: The new victims of the "myth of beauty"?';
Marisa Pereira: 'The representation of gender-based violence in South African print media: The case of Eudy Simelane, Sihle Sikoji and Gift Makau';
Nkululeko Sibiya: 'The Wits public sphere and the sexual harassment case';
Sean Thurtell: 'Sensory consumerim, the zombie and the mall: An ethnographic semiotic analysis of Clearwater Mall'.
Well done to you all!