Paper Presentations

Paper Presentations

The Herbert A. Roemmele '53 Global Commons, Williams Hall
31 Williams Drive
Campus Map - Building 31


9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Session I
Queering Silences, Queering Resistances
Nia Baker (Lehigh University, Pennsylvania)
LGBTQ Activism in Ghana
Olubiyi Oludipe (Improved Sexual Health and Rights Advocacy Initiative, Nigeria)
S.M. Rodriguez (Hofstra University, New York) 
Discussant: Saheed Aderinto, Western Carolina University, North Carolina 
10:35 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Session II
Queering Politics of the Self in the Ghanaian Context
Charles Prempeh (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) 
Discussant: Anima Adjepong, Simmons College, Massachusetts

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 pm
Session III
Panel on Health Systems and LGBT Populations

Olubiyi Oludipe, (Improved Sexual Health and Rights Advocacy Initiative, Nigeria)

Peter Navario, (HealthRight International and New York University College of Global Public Health, New York)
Olivet Aggrey-Fynn, (Centre for Popular Education and Human Rights, Ghana)
Discussant: Sirry Alang, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session IV
Queering Discourses of Representation
Olusegun Soetan (University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wisconsin)
Malaika Gutekunst, (Nicole L. Johnson, Myriam T. Kadeba, Courtney A. Taylor, Mary Beth Grove, Cleopatre Paulvin, Amy Rivituso, Jacob A. Wolf, Hannah Bashian, Marli Corbett-Hone, Annalisa Smithson and Gabrielle H. Rocchino) (Lehigh University, Pennsylvania)
“A Comparative Analysis of Region-Specific Research on LGBTQ+ Persons in Africa.”
Discussant: S.M.Rodriquez, Hofstra University, New York