DAY 3: 29 September 2018

9.00 - 10.00

Keynote: Prof Gabeba Baderoon: "Beyond Measure: Creative Imaginaries and
Grounded Practices in an African Feminist Frame"

Fine Art Department

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.15 - 11.45

Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense

Chair: Nontobeko Ntombela

Fine Art Seminar Room

Efua Prah and Terri Maggott: The Role of Feminisms in the Transformation Agenda for Institutions of Higher Learning in South Africa
Addisalem T. Yallew: Addressing Gender Disparities in Ethiopian Higher Education: A Policy Analysis
Beverly Barry: Memory: The Site of Intersection is the Site of Everyday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.15 - 11.45

Yvonne Vera

Chair: Nwabisa Bangeni

English Seminar Room

Rosemary J. Jolly: African feminism, African humanism and extra-anthropocentric right-making in Yvonne Vera’s The Stone Virgins
Jessica Hemmings: The (Small) Voice of Craft in Yvonne Vera’s Fiction
Thando Njovane: Grief, Song and Feminist Utterance in the Patriarchal World of Yvonne Vera’s Under the Tongue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.15 - 11.45

Inactivity as Agentivity

Chair: Same Mdluli

Humanities Seminar Room

Nomcebisi Moyikwa: Ukuzenza Ngokwenza: A Discourse of a Black Feminist Subject
Thatshisiwe Ndlovu: Silent Victims or Agents of Change? Narratives of Widowhood Rites and Resistance in South Africa, Staying Put and Carrying On
Evelyn Nwachukwu Urama and Rowland Chukwuemeka Amaefula: Cultural and Religious Factors as Catalysts of Patriarchal Hegemony and the Plight
of Women in Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter

 

 

12.00 - 13.30

Art on our Mind Conversation
Filmmaker Shelley Barry in conversation with Beverley Barry

Fine Art Department

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.30 - 16.00

Digital Technologies

Chair: Dina Ligaga

Fine Art Seminar Room

Oriole Friedemann: Making Their Own Meaning: The Foxy Five and An African City as Women’s Localised Narratives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.30 - 16.00

Let's Talk about Sex Baby...

Chair: Gabeba Baderoon

English Seminar Room

Jenny B. du Preez: Rediscovering the Erotic as Ordinary in Selected South African Short Stories
Kegan Gaspar: Silent No More: Voicing Queerness in African Short Fiction
Tinyiko Chauke: Women’s Conceptualisations of Sexual Liberation in Patriarchal Contexts of a Democratic South Africa
Olarotimi Daniel Ogungbemi: Language, Female Sexuality and Gender Ideology in Chinelo Okparanta’s Under the Udala Trees and Jude
Dibia’s Walking with Shadows

 

 

 

16.00 - 18.00

Fine Art Seminar Room

Blackness and Feminist Solidarities Discussion

Facilitators: Grace A. Musila and Sharlene Khan

Author's Corner

Ingrid Nayame: The Coloured Vine
Phemelo Hellemann, Bianca Levin and Nompumelelo Kubheka: Phala

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner and Dance