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AFRICA AT NOON: Ashley Currier

February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Looking for Solidarity: Lessons from African Feminist and LGBTI Organizing.”


Ashley Currier is a 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.


February 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm