Yeki Hambe- Production by Sex Worker Theatre South Africa
The Sex Worker Theatre SA (SWT SA) will be performing their show "YEKI HAMBE: Let it Go" at the Bindery Lab (UCT Hiddingh Campus) on 29 and 30 November. This Physical Theatre show is directed by Iman Isaacs and is the culmination of a training...
AGI Advisory Board Chair appointed Dean of Humanities
Associate Professor Shose Kessi, Chair of the AGI Advisory Board is the newly appointed Dean of the Humanities Faculty.
25 Years of Gender-Inclusive Ethics: A Commemorative Lecture Celebrating Prof. Amina Wadud
In 2021 UCT Gender Studies and Department of Religious Studies will introduce an interdisciplinary Masters degree programme in Islam, Gender and Sexuality. Moving toward this, in August this year the African Gender Institute and the Department of...
African Gender Institute part of local working group organising the Global LBQ Feminist Conference. AGI joins Triangle Project as the main host alongside the Gender Equity Unit (GEU), Femme Project, Free Gender and Gender Dynamix
The South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya is considering an appeal after losing her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, in a decision that could end her career as an elite athlete.
We write to strongly object to the publication (March 2019) of the article ‘Age- and education-related effects on cognitive functioning in Colored South African women’ by Nieuwoudt, Dickie, Coetsee, Engelbrecht and Terblanche. We ask that you retract it because of its racist ideological underpinnings, flawed methodology, and its reproduction of harmful stereotypes of ‘Coloured’ women.
It has been encouraging to witness the revolutionary changes taking place at UCT over the past few years: the fall of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, the return of Mahmoud Mamdani, the renaming of buildings, the dialogues around sexual violence, artworks and curriculum change, and the many less visible day-to-day shifts in attitudes, practices, and policy-making.
The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second Class Citizen, Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta.