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AFS 389/ ANT 385/ WGS385

This guide was generated as a resource for Gender and Sexuality in Africa, a course cross listed in African Studies, Anthropology, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The course examines the diversity of gender and sexuality in sub-Saharan Africa.  Topics covered include colonialism, feminism, sex workers, LGBT lives, sexual decision-making, dating, marriage, the African middle-class, and HIV/AIDS.  Topics will include discussions of case studies drawn from selected countries and regions across the continent. 

Required Texts - Spring 2016

Library Instruction Session

On Monday, February 1st students will meet Jessica Reuther, the African Studies Subject Specialist, and Jennifer Elder, the WGSS Librarian.  Jessica and Jennifer will lead a course specific instruction session at Woodruff Library in room 314.  

LGBT Lives

Do you want to learn more about LGBT issues in Africa?  Here are some resources to compliment Section 4 of the class. 


Spanish Language & Literature Research Guide

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Phil MacLeod
Philip S. MacLeod

Bibliographer for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Luso-Hispanic Studies, African Studies and Comparative Literature

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Jennifer Elder

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Jennifer Elder
Librarian for Psychology, Journalism, & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Emory University

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