Looking for Solidarity: Lessons from African Feminist and LGBTI Organizing

Africa at Noon features Ashley Currier, Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She researches gender and sexual diversity politics in southern and West Africa. Her books include Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa (U of Minnesota P, 2012) and Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi (Cambridge UP, 2019). Her research has appeared in Australian Feminist StudiesCritical African StudiesFeminist FormationsGender & SocietyGLQJournal of Lesbian StudiesMobilizationPolitique Africaine,Qualitative SociologySigns: Journal of Women in Culture and SocietySocial Movement StudiesSpace and PolityStudies in Law, Politics, and Society, and Women's Studies Quarterly

This talk will include a half hour question and answer session for African Cultural Studies faculty and graduate students at its conclusion.