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Nomusa Makhubu - the new Chair of the AGI Advisory Board
Nomusa Makhubu - the new Chair of the AGI Advisory Board
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 14:45

Nomusa Makhubu is Associate Professor in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Cape Town. She is the new Chair of the AGI’s Advisory Board.

Young Women’s Leadership Project’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 13:30

From 16-20 November 2020, the AGI hosted the Young Women’s Leadership Project’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations.

UKZN academic Prof Rozena Maart wins lifetime achievement award
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 16:30

Professor Rozena Maart, an academic from the School of Social Sciences in the College of Humanities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Rozena Maart has won the 2021 Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Lifetime Achievement Award, for her contribution to literature and philosophy, awarded by the internationally renowned Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA).

The stronger we become: ‘creating an immersive, contemplative space’
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 15:15

Four University of Cape Town (UCT) academics were awarded two UCT Creative Works Awards for 2020: Nkule Mabaso and Associate Professor Nomusa Makhubu for their exhibition The stronger we become. Associate Professor Nadia Davids and Professor Jay Pather were honoured for their production What Remains.

New Open Access book: Physical Disability and Sexuality: Stories from South Africa
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 11:00

This open access edited volume explores physical disability and sexuality in South Africa, drawing on past studies, new research conducted by the editors, and first-person narratives from people with physical disabilities in the country.

Biografias de Mulheres Africanas online home
Biografias de Mulheres Africanas online home
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 17:00

The website Biografias de Mulheres Africanas (Biographies of African Women) is available.  

Part-time research assistant based at the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 16:30

The Children’s Institute (CI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) invites applications from postgraduate students to provide research assistance with a literature review in relation to services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and child abuse.

Call for Abstracts: ICGSA Conference 2021 - Makerere University
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 14:15

Conference Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Gender Studies in Africa 2021 hosted by Makerere University.

Message on Harry Garuba
Message on the passing of Professor Harry Garuba
Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 17:00

The African Gender Institute honours Professor Harry Garuba and with our coworkers and friends mourns his passing.

Second Production by Sex Worker Theatre South Africa
Yeki Hambe- Production by Sex Worker Theatre South Africa
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 13:15

The Sex Worker Theatre SA will be performing their show, "Yeki Hambe: let it go" at UCT's Bindery Lab (Hiddingh Campus) on 29 & 30 November at 19h00 and 30 November at 15h00.

Newly Appointed Dean of Humanities
AGI Advisory Board Chair appointed Dean of Humanities
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 18:15

Associate Professor Shose Kessi, Chair of the AGI Advisory Board is the newly appointed Dean of the Humanities Faculty.

Annoucement of QFFF 2019
Queer Feminist Film Festival 2019
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 12:15

Queer Feminist Film Festival (QFFF) is making a comeback to Bertha Movie House in Khayelitsha, Cape
Town, on the 24th and 25th of May 2019! Last year’s event was a huge success and, it only made sense
to make do it again.
QFFF is a feminist film festival for the LGBTQIA+ community to come together in celebration of queer
organizing, our experiences and sharing knowledge. And, it's the first of its kind locally!
Through the film festival, we’re working towards engaging and countering the disconnect between
queer and/ or feminist activists, creatives and the broader community. We're here to bring the queer
and/ or feminist community together!

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