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Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Transdisciplinary Conversations

Symposium presented by Dartmouth's African and African American Studies Program

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Kemeny Hall 008
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences

OPENING ROUNDTABLE: Friday, November 3, 5:30-7:30 pm

African writers, critics, and activists in conversation

PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Saturday, November 4, 9 am-6 pm

9-10:30 am: Women and Love: Sex and Sexual Violence

11 am-12:30 pm: The Politics of Gender and Sexuality in African Studies   

2:30-4 pm: Queering African Studies and Feminisms: Africanizing Queer Studies?

4:30-6 pm: Working/Writing within African Frameworks: Which Frameworks for Gender and Sexuality in Africa?

Speakers: Kuukuwa Andam, Susan Bartels, Robert Baum, Judith Byfield, Naminata Diabate, Frieda Ekotto, Marc Epprecht, Allison Goebel, Marame Gueye, Neville Hoad, Z’etoile Imma, Elnathan John, Fungai Machirori, Nomusa Mngoma, Besi Muhonja, Edwin Kwame Otu, Emma Paszat, Faith Rotich, Chika Unigwe

Photo exhibition by Faith Rotich '18

Symposium convened by Ayo Coly, Marc Epprecht, and Jesse Shipley, and co-sponsored by the Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies, the Dickey Center, the Leslie Center, and the Office of the Provost.

Image credit: Faith Rotich

For more information, contact:
Kirsten Giebutowski

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.