Month: September 2018

  • The African Religions Unit of the American Academy of Religions sponsored a Roundtable discussion of my book, An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa, at the annual meeting in Denver this past November. In this forum, a distinguished panel of...

  • Ghent, Belgium (by Marius Badstuber)

    I was among the speakers at a stimulating international conference on “Sexual and Gendered Moralities,” sponsored by the International Association for the study of Religion and Gender (IARG), in Ghent/Brussels, Belgium. It was held from November 26-27 2018. My talk drew...

  • Fall scenes of the Old Well at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    I spoke at a colloquium of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill on December 5th.  The talk was entitled, “Spectacular Recollections: Women’s naked protest against African State Amnesia.” I am grateful to Professor Samba Camera for the invitation, and...