Events

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 10:45

Talking the Walk with the Sexual & Reproductive Justice Coalition: Reclaiming reproductive justice in a context of escalating conservatism

April 9th 2016
Speakers: Prof Eddie Mhlanga and Jody Fredericks
Time: 12 pm – 14:00pm
Venue: Wolfson Paviliion, Medical School, UCT
 
April 11th 2016
Speakers: Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, MD, and Dudu Dlamini (SWEAT)
Time: 17:30pm – 19:00pm
Venue: African Gender Institute, Centre for African Studies, Oppenheimer building, Upper Campus, Level 4, AXL seminar room, P11, UCT
 
April 18th 2016
Speakers: Dr Leigh Davids (SWEAT and SistazHood) and Nomtika Mjwana (ACTIVATE youth activist SRJC)
Time: 17:30pm – 19:00pm
Venue: African Gender Institute, Centre for African Studies, Oppenheimer building, Upper Campus, Level 4, AXL seminar room, P11, UCT
 
Refreshments will be served
Please contact Hilda Ferguson for more information - hilda.ferguson@uct.ac.za / 021 6504102
 
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 17:30

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 

 

 

 
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 12:00

ADMISSION RESERVED

The Young Women’s Leadership Project - African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town presents: ADMISSION RESERVED.

 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 14:00

Feminisms across generations with Dr Nadia Sanger

Feminisms across generations…with Dr Nadia Sanger - Conversations on Feminisms Series
25 July 2015 
2.00 - 4.30 pm
Frances Ames Room, Barnard Fuller Building, Health Sciences Faculty, UCT, Anzio Road, Observatory
For more information: www.saawg.org
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 17:30

Seminar Presentation by Amina Mama

Seminar Presentation: Decolonising Knowledges 101: In the Master's House by Professor Amina Mama

Amina Mama is Professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis. She is a widely published and travelled Nigerian/British feminist activist, researcher and scholar. Amina Mama has lived and worked in Nigeria, South Africa, Britain, the Netherlands and the USA. 

 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 17:30

LAUNCH: Faces & Phases by Zanele Muholi

The Stevenson Exhibition Gallery and the African Gender Institute cordially invite you to the launch of 'Faces & Phases' by Zanele Muholi. Zanele Muholi is a photographer and visual activist who affirms and celebrates the multiplicity of human identity and sexuality. Representing the black female body in an honest and compelling way, her intimate portrayal of love reveals beauty and tenderness, and asserts the joy of close relationships with radical and liberating energy.

 
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 12:30

Intimacy and Contempt: WWII Comfort Women and Japanese Soldiers

The AGI cordially invites you to the following seminar presentation: 'Intimacy and Contempt: WWII Comfort Women and Japanese Soldiers' by Yonson Ahn (Professor & Director of Korean Studies and Deputy Director, Interdisciplinary Centre of East Asian Studies (IZO) Goethe-University of Frankfurt)

 

 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 17:30

Invitation to an event: 50 Shades of Power: On sexuality, gender and power.

The Young Women’s Leadership Project invites you to a discussion – 50 Shades of Power: On sexuality, gender and power. Refreshments will be served.

 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 13:00

African Feminists: Talking the Walk - #SONA: the (ir)relevance of feminism 101?

The African Gender Institute (AGI) invites you to a discussion titled: #SONA: the (ir)relevance of feminism 101?Speakers: Nadia Sanger (Independent feminist scholar and regular thought-leader with the Weekly Mail and Guardian) and Marianne Thamm (Independent journalist)

 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 13:00

‘Embodying Qualitative Methodologies: Challenges, Reflections and Strategies’ by Rachelle Chadwick

The African Gender Institute invites you to a seminar presentation: ‘Embodying Qualitative Methodologies: Challenges, Reflections and Strategies’ by Rachelle Chadwick.

 

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