Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400
african-studies@leeds.ac.uk

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski
R.Borowski@leeds.ac.uk

YASN Workshop on Gender and Sexuality

YORKSHIRE AFRICAN STUDIES NETWORK (YASN) 

WORKSHOP ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, THURSDAY 14 JANUARY 2016

Grant Room 311 Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds

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10.15am Coffee and opening remarks

Session 1: 10.30-12.30 RHETORIC AND REPRESENTATION
Manel Zouabi (Centre for Women’s Studies, York), Post-revolutionary Tunisia: sexualizing women-political activists in digital media
Brendon Nicholls (English, Leeds), Ken Saro-Wiwa, Heteronormativity and Gender Politics
Shane Doyle (History, Leeds), STD campaigns and sexual morality in East Africa

Lunch 12.30-1.30pm

Session 2: 1.30-3.30pm NORMS AND DISSONANCE
Bev Orton (Criminology and Criminal Justice, Hull), So what’s New?: Sex and sexuality in post-apartheid South Africa
Jane Plastow (English, Leeds) and Katie McQuaid (Geography, Leeds), In search of the Frierean ‘plenitude of the praxis’ of action and reflection for women from Walukuba: thinking through an activist approach using theatre and ethnography
Will Jackson (History, Leeds), Queering the family in segregation-era South Africa

3.30pm Closing remarks
Adriaan van Klinken (Theology and Religious Studies, Leeds), New directions in the study of African sexuality

To download a programme please go to here: YASN Gender and Sexuality PROGRAMME

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