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The Politics of Homosexuality in Africa
Date Monday November 21
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Berman Hall in the Fromm Building, University of San Francisco
Intersection of Golden Gate and Parker Avenues.
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorPriority Africa Network
Emailpriorityafrica [at]
Phone510 663 2255
Address1212 Broadway, Suite 842
Monday, November 21st
6:00-7:30 PM

The Politics of Homosexuality in Africa
A Talk by Dr. Sylvia Tamale

Berman Hall in the Fromm Building, University of San Francisco
Intersection of Golden Gate and Parker Avenues.

Using homosexuality as a focus, Dr. Tamale will discuss how political and religious
leaders in both Africa and the West instrumentalize sexuality to achieve their political
ends, and provide an analysis of the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

About the speaker: Dr. Sylvia Tamale is a renowned African feminist who holds law degrees from Makerere University and Harvard Law School
and Ph.D. in Sociology and Feminist Studies from the University of Minnesota. She is currently dean of the Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence at
Makerere University in Uganda and author/editor of several books, including When Hens Begin To Crow: Gender And Parliamentary Politics In
Uganda, Homosexuality: Perspectives from Uganda and the recently published groundbreaking volume, African Sexualities: A Reader.

Co-Sponsors: Global Fund for Women, Priority Africa Network and the University of San Francisco (including The President’s Advisory Board
on the Status of Women, African Studies, Gender and Sexualities Studies, B.A. International Studies, and Sociology.

For more information on obtaining Dr. Tamale's books, contact PriorityAfrica [at]
or visit Pambazuka Press

*** This event is free and open to the public. ***
Added to the calendar on Sunday Nov 6th, 2011 9:51 PM

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