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African Gender Institute: Podcasts

African Gender Institute: Podcasts

2013 Podcasts

Launch of Jacketed Women, Edited by A/Prof Jane Bennett & Dr Charmaine Pereira - 30 April
Featuring a discussion between co-editor A/Prof Jane Bennett & guest speakers A/Prof Pumla Gqola & Dr Divine Fuh
Sound: Part 1 (37.4 mb); Part 2 (13.23mb)

Associate Prof Pumla Gqola (University of the Witwatersrand) - 29 April
Seminar Presentation: "2013 is a bad year for gender struggle': GBV, South Africa and feministing differently"
Sound: Part 1 (27.5 mb); Part 2 (36.2 mb); Part 3 (19.8 mb)

Celebrating 20 years of activism at the Gender Equity Unit (University of the Western Cape) - 12 March
Performances from ‘Reclaiming the P… word,' Music from Imbali & Discussions on Sex and Sexuality
Sound: Part 1 (28.2 mb); Part 2 (35.7 mb)

International Women's Day event - 8 March
Feminist Africa 17 launch
Sound (33.4 mb)

Prof Jacqueline Rose (Queen Mary, University of London) - 21 February
Public Lecture: "Suffering and injustice enough for everyone"– blindness and insight, politics and writing
Sound: Part 1 (35.8 mb); Part 2 (26.4 mb); Part 3 (22.8 mb)

2012 Podcasts

Yaliwe Clarke (Lecturer, Gender Studies)
Yaliwe Clarke reflects on teaching Gender & Development
Sound (30.2 mb)

Seminar Presentations

Yaba Badoe (Director & Co-Producer of ‘The Witches of Gambaga') - 29 August
Screening of ‘The Witches of Gambaga' & discussion with Yaba Badoe
Sound: Part 1 (28.8 mb); Part 2 (28.2 mb); Part 3 (27.4 mb)

Sara Longwe (Feminist Activist & Thinker) - 3 May
Legal Voice: Feminist Activism from the body up
Sound: Part 1 (26.8 mb); Part 2 (30.6 mb)

Dr Sindiso Mnisi Weeks (Senior Researcher, Law, Race and Gender Research Unit, UCT.) - 11 April
Debates on the Traditional Courts Bill
Sound: Part 1 (19.5 mb); Part 2 (22.8 mb)

2011 Podcasts

Media Interviews

Right-click on the files to download them (recommended) or click to play.

Associate Prof Jane Bennett (Head of Department, AGI) - 6 October
Associate Prof Jane Bennett's interview on SAfm's programme, Otherwise. She responds to the question: What is Gender Studies?
Full interview (15.7 mb)

Seminar Presentations

Associate Prof Jane Bennett (Head of Department, AGI) - 10 August
Jacketed women: the ethics of disclosure in sexualities research
Sound: Part 1 (15.7 mb); Part 2 (9.5 mb); Part 3 (17.3 mb); Part 4 (21.6 mb)

Yaliwe Clarke (Lecturer, AGI) - 18 August
Remembering (unsung) Sheroes: A Critical Reflection of Womanhood and Citizenship
Sound: Part 1 (24.5 mb); Part 2 (22.7 mb)

Susan Holland-Muter (Project Convenor, AGI) & Dr Tanja Bosch (Lecturer, Film & Media Studies) - 24 August
The politics of young women's sexual and reproductive health & rights
Sound: Part 1 (15.4 mb); Part 2 (13.7 mb); Part 3 (11.7 mb)

Irma Maharaj (Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women & Children); Sally Shackleton (SWEAT); Jennifer Radloff (AGI); Selina Mudavanhu (AGI) - 14 September
e-Technologies: Digital Activism
Sound: Part 1 (16.3 mb); Part 2 (18.9 mb); Part 3 (18.7 mb); Part 4 (16.7 mb); Part 5 (12.5 mb)

Prof Sylvia Tamale (Makerere University, Uganda) - 12 October
The politics of sexualities in African contexts
Sound: Part 1 (16.6 mb); Part 2 (18.7 mb); Part 3 (23 mb); Part 4 (18.8 mb)

Book Launches

Prof Sylvia Tamale (Makerere University, Uganda) - 11 October
African Sexualities, A Reader
Sound: Part 1 (15.7 mb); Part 2 (18.1 mb); Part 3 (21.6 mb)

AGI Projects

Yaliwe Clarke (Lecturer, AGI) - 30 August
Yaliwe Clarke reflects on the project she convened (2009- 2010) titled; Women Activists Confronting Militarism & Armed Conflict in Eastern & Southern Africa
Full interview (10.7 mb)

Guest Lectures

Nandi Vanqa-Mgijima (International Labour Research and Information Group- ILRIG) - 16 August
Nandi Vanqa-Mgijima lectures in the AGI course; Gender & Development (AGI2001S)
Lecture: Part 1 (17 mb); Part 2 (10.3 mb)

Prof Patricia Mcfadden (University of the Western Cape) - October 2011
Resisting the Neo-colonial/Neo-liberal Collusion: Reclaiming our lives, our futures
Sound: Part 1 (28.7 mb); Part 2 (30.6 mb); Part 3 (26.9 mb); Part 4 (20.2 mb)