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Título Reclaiming Afrikan: queer perspectives on sexual and gender identities / curated by Zethu MatebeniLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Matebeni, Zethu (Curador)
Publicación Athlone, South Africa : Modjaji Books, 2014
Descripción Física 75 páginas : ilustraciones a color ; 30 cm
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 9781920590499
Clasificación(es) 306.76
SOCIOLOGIA
Departamento de Estudios Sociales
Materia(s) Homosexualidad - África; Roles sexuales - África; Identidad de género - África; Transexualismo - África; Teoría Queer - África; CEAF;
Nota(s) Se encuentra en la colección Afrodiaspóricos.
CONTENIDO: Foreword / E. Frances White -- Preface / Zethu Matebeni and Jabu Pereira -- Thebeautifulonesarehere / Kelebogile Ntladi -- Introduction / Jack Halberstam -- The Revolutionist / Milumbe Haimbe -- Resurrecting and Celebrating Area Scatter, a cross-dresser who transgressed gender norms in Eastern Nigeria / Unoma Azuah -- Negotiating Homosexual In/visibility / Jacqueline Marx -- Performing Queer "In Time and Space" : a "politics of the event" / Christopher Ouma and Mphati Mutloane -- The Transgressive Visions of Jabulani Chen Pereira / Kylie Thomas -- In Time and Space / Neo S. Musangi -- How NOT to write about queer South Africa / Zethu Matebeni -- Queering Queer Africa / Stella Nyanzi -- Negotiating Personhood-what it's like being transgender in South Africa / Sibusiso Kheswa.
Resumen "[This publication] is a collaboration and collection of art, photography, and critical essays interrogating the meanings and everyday practices of queer life in Africa today. In Reclaiming Afrikan, authors, activists, and artists from NIgeria, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, and South Africa offer fresh perspectives on queer life; how gender and sexuality can be understood in Africa as ways of reclaiming identities in the continent. Africa is known to be harsh towards people with non-conforming genders and sexual identities. It is within this framework that Reclaiming Afrikan exists to respond to such violations and to offer alternative ways of thinking and being in the continent. The book appropriates 'Afrika' and 'queer' to affirm sexual identities that are ordinarily shamed and violated by prejudice and hatred. The use of 'k' in Afrika signals an appropriation of an identity and belonging that is always detached from a 'queer' person.'Queer' in this book is understood as an inquiry into the present, as a critical space that pushes the boundaries of what is embraced as normative".
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