Tue, Oct 26|
Visionaries Chapter 2: Free speech and gender rights in Uganda
Tuesday October 26: 12pm Eastern U.S. Time / 7pm East Africa Time. Stella Nyanzi, the extraordinary Ugandan human- and queer-rights advocate, poet, medical anthropologist, feminist, and public health scholar will join us on Zoom for the next installment of our Visionaries series of conversations.
Date & Time
Oct 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Dr. Nyanzi will talk with Karamagi Rujumba, a longtime journalist and now the director of development & communications for the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, about free speech, gender rights and the times she has been jailed for her outspoken advocacy.
Learn about Stella Nyanzi:
- Read her Wikipedia page
- Find her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
- Peruse her written work on Google Scholar and ResearchGate.
- Check out No Roses From My Mouth: Poems from Prison by Stella Nyanzi.
The Visionaries online series features conversations with changemakers who, often at great personal risk, defend free-expression rights in today's increasingly complicated digital world. All events are free, with suggested donations.
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