Francois Jonker is a PhD candidate at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, completing a joined PhD between UWC and Utrecht University. His research seeks to explore the generative potential of response-able arts-based practices within Higher Education by positioning itself in relation to critical pedagogies, feminist new materialism, posthumanism and the political ethics of care. As a central aim, this study explores how the notion of response-ability might be engaged so as to give rise to practices for doing Academia differently. The project aims to proceed through various inquiries related to different aspects of higher education, including pedagogy, curriculum, assessment and methodology. Read more.