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African Feminisms (Afems) 2019

Theorising from the Epicentres of our Agency

Wits University 5-7 September 2019

Hosted by the Art on our Mind research project run by Prof Sharlene Khan (Wits University) and the Urban Connections and Popular Imaginaries in Africa(UCAPI) research project run by Dr Lynda Spencer (Rhodes University).

Keynote Speakers

Kharnita Mohammed (University of Cape Town); Prof Patricia McFadden (Swaziland); Oyella Mary Goretty (Uganda).

The third edition of the African Feminisms (Afems) conference will happen from the 5-7 September 2019 at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Literary Studies in English, Rhodes University.


The Point of Order

Corner Bertha and, Stiemens St

Apollonia Theatre

Wits School of Arts, Apollonia Theatre, 2nd Floor


Humanities Graduate Centre, South West Engineering Building, Ground Floor


Auditorium 6, Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House

Wits Downstairs Theatre 

Wits Theatre Complex, 24 Station Street

All venues at the University of the Witwatersrand, Braamfontein East Campus 

Entry through Sutton Close entrance or OLS entrance. 

Registration for Afems 2019 closes on 15 August 2019

Find the programme and more details on the website of Afems:

When and where?

Wits School of the Arts
Station Street 24
South Africa

Thu 05 Sep 2019 at 9:00 AM (SAST)
Sat 07 Sep 2019 at 8:00 PM (SAST)

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