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Marshall Tamuka Maposa
Position Lecturer
Discipline History Education
Phone 031 260 3546
Email maposam2@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Edgewood Campus
Office Address CF110, Main Tutorial Building

Degrees Held

  • BA Gen (University of Zimbabwe); PGCE (UKZN); BEd Hons (UKZN); MEd (UKZN); PhD (UKZN)

Profile

Experience:

  • Lecturer (Part time) 2008-2011
  • Lecturer (Full time) 2012-Present

Awards:

  • Killie Campbell Bursary 2009
  • UKZN Annual PhD Scholarship 2011

Research Interests:

  • History textbook research
  • Historical literacy
  • African consciousness
  • African History

Teaching Interests:

  • African History
  • Historical literacy

Supervision:

  • BEd Honours IRP
  • Master of Education
  • PhD

Publications

Journal Articles:

  • Maposa, M. T. (2015). Reflections on applying critical discourse analysis methodologies in analysing South African history textbooks. Yesterday & Today, 14. 58-75
  • Maposa, M. T. (2015). Moral judgements in the history classroom: Thoughts of selected novice history teachers. Yesterday & Today, 13. 1-16.
  • Maposa, M. T. & Wassermann, J. (2014). Historical literacy in a context of Patriotic History: an analysis of Zimbabwean History textbooks. African Education Review.
  • Fru, N., Wassermann, J. & Maposa, M. (2013). The contested nature of heritage in Grade 10 South African History textbooks: A case study. Yesterday & Today, 10. 77-100.

Chapters in Books:

  • Maposa, M. T. (2013). Mugabe: Reinvention and political survival in Zimbabwe. In B. R. Mngomezulu (Ed). The president for life pandemic: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Zambia and Malawi.  London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.

Complete Research Record:

Journal Articles

  • Maposa, M. T. (2015). Reflections on applying critical discourse analysis methodologies in analysing South African history textbooks. Yesterday & Today, 14. 58-75
  • Maposa, M. T. (2015). Moral judgements in the history classroom: Thoughts of selected novice history teachers. Yesterday & Today, 13. 1-16.
  • Maposa, M. T. & Wassermann, J. (2014). Historical literacy in a context of Patriotic History: an analysis of Zimbabwean History textbooks. African Education Review.
  • Fru, N., Wassermann, J. & Maposa, M. (2013). The contested nature of heritage in Grade 10 South African History textbooks: A case study. Yesterday & Today, 10. 77-100.
  • Maposa, M. T. & Wassermann, J. (2009). Theorising historical literacy. Yesterday & Today 4. 41-66
  • Maposa, M. T. (2008). Can PowerPoint enable History learners to “do History?” Yesterday & Today 3. 120-133

Book Chapters

  • Maposa, M. T. (2013). Mugabe: Reinvention and political survival in Zimbabwe. In B. R. Mngomezulu (Ed). The president for life pandemic: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Zambia and Malawi.  London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.
  • Maposa, M. T. & Mngomezulu, B. R. (2013). The president for life phenomenon: It all began here. In B. R. Mngomezulu (Ed). The president for life pandemic: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Zambia and Malawi.  London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.
  • Maposa, M. T. (2012). A loud silence: the history of funeral dress among the Ndau of Zimbabwe. In C. Mitchell (Ed). Was it something I wore? HSRC.

Conference Proceedings

  • Maposa, M. T. & Wassermann, J. M. (2012). African consciousness in history textbooks: A self-study of grappling with theory. Surveying student research in the humanities, Proceedings of the UKZN College of Humanities Postgraduate Conference. 223-233.
  • Maposa, M. T. (2009). The depiction of migration in Africa in selected Ordinary Level Zimbabwean History textbooks. Education: Making Every Voice Count, Proceedings of the Education Association of South Africa (EASA) Conference. 150-164.  

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