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Film-screening and discussion by Zethu Matebeni

Monday, November 26, 2018, 11:30am - 12:50pm


The Center for African Studies & Queer Newark Oral History Project

present a film screening and discussion by Zethu Matebeni

Breaking out of the box: Stories of Black Lesbians in South Africa (2011)

Zethu Matebeni is the African Humanities Program Fellow and senior researcher at the University of Cape Town, whose intellectual contribution primarily focuses on the development of African Queer Theory in South Africa.

Zethu has published numerous books and journal articles including, “Queer in Africa: LGBTQI identities, citizenship, and activism”, 2018 (with Surya Monro and Vasu Reddy); and “Reclaiming Afrikan: queer perspectives on sexual and gender identities” (2014) which focuses on art activism and queer theory-making

image Zethu Flyer

Location: Express Newark, Room 411, Rutgers University-Newark (entrance at 2nd fl. of Hahne & Co. Building)