African Gender Institute/Gender Studies position on the e-media University of Cape Town talk, “What does Science say about LGBTQA+”, hosted by VC Phakeng in conversation with Dr. Kgomotso Mathabe, a medical practitioner and urologist
As a team of researchers, writers, teachers, and activists located within the Humanities Faculty at UCT, we are deeply disappointed by the calibre of the information, assumptions, and ideas profiled by the talk.
We are simultaneously outraged by...
Ruvimbo Tenga - "Theatre as a tool is a healing space"
On Monday, 22 March 2020, Ruvimbo Tenga, activist, freelance consultant and member of the Sex Worker Theatre Group and Steering Committee Member under the Global GRACE Project; spoke of her experiences as a migrant sex worker and activist in South...
Department of African Feminist Studies - New Masters Course in Gender and Transformation
The Department of African Feminist Studies offers a Masters level coursework programme in Gender and Transformation. The programme is rooted in questions about continental histories and contemporary politics and the ways in which diverse feminist...
Nomusa Makhubu is the new Chair of the AGI's Advisory Board
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.
On Monday, 22 March 2020, Ruvimbo Tenga, activist, freelance consultant and member of the Sex Worker Theatre Group and Steering Committee Member under the Global GRACE Project; spoke of her experiences as a migrant sex worker and activist in South Africa at the online symposium
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).
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.