Intersectional Activism in South Africa

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Social Movements Lab / B189, Bay 5, Smith Warehouse

Event Contact

Meyerhoff, Eli

Speaker(s): 
Lindiwe Dhlamini

Join the Social Movements Lab for a dialogue with Lindiwe Dhlamini, visiting from South Africa. Lindiwe has been engaged in intersectional organizing in South Africa, across LGBTIAQ+ activism and student-led mobilizations at the University of Cape Town with the #RhodesMustFall, #FeesMustFall, and #EndOutsourcing movements. Lindiwe is a fellow with the Human Science Research Council (HSRC), University of California Los Angeles and the HIVOS in Leadership for Stigma Reduction Programme. Lindiwe is the Founder and Director of Injabulo Projects a Not-for Profit Organization that conducts an Anti-Bullying project in high schools using an intersectional lens to alleviate the scourge of bullying in South African schools, an Incest Survivor Project and an LGBTIAQ+ support project. Time: Mon., 3/5, 12pm-1pm*A free lunch will be provided. For more on Lindiwe's activism, see:"#FeesMustFall 'burns' queer students"https://mg.co.za/article/2016-10-13-00-feesmustfall-burns-queer-students"UCT Fees Must Fall | on intersectionality and being self-critical"https://youtu.be/EYZtI1fof6ELocation: Social Movements Lab, Franklin Humanities Center, Smith Warehouse, Bay 5, Duke University, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Durham, NCFor Parking and Accessibility info, see: https://fhi.duke.edu/contact-usAnother event with Lindiwe will occur on Wednesday, March 7 4:30pm-6pm"Personal is Political: Personal Lived Experiences of a Fallist"location: Smith Warehouse, Bay 4

Intersectional Activism in South Africa
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sponsor
Social Movements Lab
Event Co-Sponsors
Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI)