Reclaiming sex and queering the word: Contemporary Black women’s poetry on sexuality by Dr Barbara Boswell

The African Gender Institute would like to invite you to a seminar presentation, 'Reclaiming sex and queering the word: Contemporary Black women’s poetry on sexuality' by Dr Barbara Boswell

Barbara has a PhD in Women's Studies from the University of Maryland, a Master's degree in Gender and Women's Studies from the University of the Western Cape, and an undergraduate journalism degree from Peninsula Technikon. She has worked as a Project Officer for the Young Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Leadership Project at the African Gender Institute (University of Cape Town), a lecturer and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the University of Virginia in the US. Her research interests include youth sexualities, feminist and women's movements, and feminist approaches to black South African literature.

All are welcome and refreshments will be served 

 

 

 

Location

A116 (AC Jordan Building), University of Cape Town