Gender Symp.: "Sexuality, Nationalism, and Race in West Africa"
Fri, September 25, 2009 • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM • GAR 1.102
Symposium on Gender, History and Sexuality presents a talk with doctoral student Saheed Aderinto on "Sexuality, Nationalism, and Race in West Africa"
Saheed Aderinto is currently completing a doctoral dissertation entitled, "Sexualized Nationalism: Lagos and the Politics of Illicit Sexuality in Colonial Nigeria, 1918-1958." Aderinto has published journal articles, book chapters, book reviews and encyclopedia entries on:
- gender and sexuality
- historiography and nationalism
- peace and conflict
- African diaspora.
His co-authored book, History and the Nation-State: Nigeria and its Nationalist Historians, is forthcoming from University of Rochester Press.