African Feminists: Talking the Walk- A programme hosted by the African Gender Institute

Upcoming Events...

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

WEDNESDAY 15 OCTOBER 2014

1pm - 2pm (with light snacks)

Rachelle Chadwick is a Lecturer and NRF Research Career Fellow in Gender Studies and the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town. She received her PhD in Psychology at the University of Cape Town and has been the recipient of various awards and fellowships including an A.W. Mellon Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. Rachelle has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Humanities Research (University of the Western Cape) and at the Women’s Health Research Unit (School of Public Health and Family Medicine, UCT). Her research focuses on critical discursive and feminist approaches to reproductive health, childbirth, gender and health and body politics. She has a particular interest in the intersections between theory and methodology and in developing theoretical-methodological tools to explore the intersections between ideology, language and embodiment. Her work has appeared in Feminism & Psychology, Health, Risk & Society, Subjectivity, Midwifery and in various edited volumes including Women Voicing Resistance: Discursive and Narrative Explorations (2014, Routledge).

Please contact Hilda Ferguson for more information - hilda.ferguson@uct.ac.za / 021 6504102

 

About the African Feminists: Talking the Walk programme

The African Feminists: Talking the Walk is a programme of the African Gender Institute that started in August 2011. This programme attempts to match people (African Feminists) to their ideas and the debates they engage with in doing their work. In essence the programme tries to respond to a question that is often asked by people; ‘What do African feminists look and sound like?’ In this programme the AGI collaborates with various individuals, organisations and university departments to host a diverse range of events from seminar presentations, book launches, documentary screenings and panel discussions.

 

Contact People

Selina Mudavanhu
Tel: (+27) 21 650-4202
Email: selina.mudavanhu@uct.ac.za

Hilda Ferguson
Tel: (+27) 21 650-2970
Email: hilda.ferguson@uct.ac.za

Past Events...

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Talking the Walk: Launching the Programme: August 2011268.56 KB
Talking the Walk: Sindiso Mnisi Weeks & Margie Orford: April 2012356.69 KB
Talking the Walk main flyer: August 2012 302.76 KB
Talking the Walk: Sara Longwe: May 2012184.83 KB
Talking the Walk: Book Launch - Women and Security Governance in Africa (October 2011)146.57 KB
Talking the Walk: SWEAT, Gender DynamiX & AGI Conversations: August 2012158.67 KB
Talking the Walk: Case Study: Saartjie Baartman Centre Call to Action Video: August 2012214.42 KB
Talking the Walk: Celebrating 25 years of Agenda292.41 KB
Talking the Walk: 'The Witches of Gambaga'- Documentary Screening & Discussion with Yaba Badoe233.18 KB
Talking the Walk: Prof Jacqueline Rose lecturer: February 2013185.41 KB
Talking the Walk main flyer: February 2013277.75 KB
Talking the Walk: International Women’s Day event - 8 March 2013133.29 KB
Talking the Walk: Celebrating the Gender Equity Unit (University of the Western Cape): 20 years of Activism131.54 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar Presentation: “Gender Justice in Africa and the International Criminal Court: A Failure to Deliver?” 109.35 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar Presentation: Constructions of nationalism on Radio Zimbabwe by Selina Mudavanhu135.89 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar Presentation: “2013 is a bad year for gender struggle’: GBV, South Africa and feministing differently"143.22 KB
Talking the Walk: Cape Town Launch of Shemurenga & Documentary Screening203.61 KB
Talking the Walk: Global Female Condom Day Event132.88 KB
Talking the Walk: Evening of poetry, film and dialogue215.44 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar Presentation by Benson Olugbuo184.89 KB
Talking the Walk events- First semester 2014453.09 KB
Professor Chandra Talpade Mohanty in conversation with a panel of SA feminist practitioners and academics428.27 KB
Talking the Walk: Exam Stress: Safety, Sex and Pleasure228.67 KB
Talking the Walk: Professor Gabeba Baderoon speaks on her latest book, Regarding Muslims: from slavery to post-apartheid165.29 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar presentation by Professor Akosua Adomako Ampofo170.59 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar presentation by Professor Rashida Manjoo165.82 KB
Talking the Walk: Seminar presentation by Amrita Pande139.04 KB
Talking the Walk: Embodying Qualitative Methodologies: Challenges, Reflections and Strategies by Rachelle Chadwick100.21 KB