Astou Fall Gueye


3rd floor, Bradley Memorial Building

Astou Fall Gueye is a doctoral candidate in African Cultural Studies with a minor in Gender and Women’s Studies. She earned an honors Master’s in Literary Studies at Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, Senegal. Gueye’s research focuses on feminist aesthetics and diasporic subjecthood. Her dissertation topic examines the intersections of gender, language, and sexuality in diasporic interpretations and performances of jongé, a set of embodied and discursive practices revolving around womanhood, femininity, and sexuality in Senegal. She has taught Wolof, the Introduction to African Cultural Expressions, and worked as the Assistant to the Director of the Language Program for the African Cultural Studies Department.