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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 14:30

AGI HOD publishes chapter in groundbreaking publication titled African Sexualities

The Head of Department of the African Gender Institute, Associate Professor Jane Bennett is among several scholars, activists, researchers, professionals and artists from various parts of Africa and Africans in the Diaspora whose article (‘Subversion & Resistance: Activist Initiatives’) has been published in a new volume titled African Sexualities.

 
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 14:15

AGI event questions sexuality norms

On the 17th of May 2011, the African Gender Institute (AGI) held an event they called a ‘Sexuality Showcase’ in the Centre for African (CAS) Studies gallery. This event was attended by a diverse group of people from both inside and outside the university. The Showcase is one of many activities happening in one of the AGI’s projects called, ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights- Young Women’s Leadership.’ The Showcase was an opportunity to question sexuality norms in a fun way through poetry readings, singing, body installations and ‘performing their sexualities.’

 
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 14:15

Feminist Africa 14 - Rethinking Gender and Violence now online

Feminist Africa 14 : "Re-thinking Gender and Violence" is the latest edition. Click on the image to access the journal.
 
Featured articles include:
Sexual Violence in Conflict: a Problematic International Discourse by Eva Ayiera

"Circles and circles": Notes on African feminist debates around gender and violence in the c21 by Jane Bennett

Domestic Violence in the African North by Fatima Sadiqi
Women's Activism and Transformation: Arising from the Cusp by Anu Pillay

 
Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 17:00

Book Launch: Don't Listen to what I'm about to say: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives

Book Launch (Don't Listen to What I'm About to Say: Zimbabwean Voices

Edited by Peter Orner & Annie Holmes, Published in South Africa by Jonathan Ball) & Documentary Screening (Girls Crossing Borders, Directed by Annie Holmes & Heeten Bhagat) Don't Listen to What I'm About to Say: Zimbabwean Voices:

"Might be the most important publication to come out of Zimbabwe in the past 30 years." (Alexandra Fuller, in Harpers, March 2011.)

 

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