Prof. Adam Haupt

Director — Centre for Film & Media Studies, UCT

Adam Haupt is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at UCT. The National Research Foundation rates him a B2 scholar. He is co-editor of Neva Again: Hip-Hop Art, Activism and Education in Post-apartheid South Africa and is the author of Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film as well as Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion.

Prof. Haupt is Coordinating Editor of Global Hip Hop Studies with Prof. J. Griffith Rollefson (University College Cork). He serves on the advisory board for the first Hip Hop Book Series by University of California Press, on the advisory board of CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation, funded by the European Research Council, and on the editorial board of Drietalige Woordeboek van Kaaps.