Intimate Archives: Rethinking Gender in African Studies

  • Srila Roy
  • Caio Simões De Araújo


On 14 April 2021, the Governing Intimacies: Sexualities, Gender and Governance
in the Postcolonial World research project, convened by Associate Professor Srila
Roy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, hosted a webinar
discussion between Oluwakemi M. Balogun (University of Oregon), Simidele
Dosekun (London School of Economics), and Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué
(University of Wisconsin) about their recently published books: Beauty Diplomacy:
Embodying an Emerging Nation (Balogun, 2020); Fashioning Postfeminism:
Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture (Dosekun, 2020), and Gender,
Separatist Politics and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon (Mougoué, 2019).
The webinar was organised and hosted by Professor Srila Roy and Dr Caio Simões
De Araújo