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Africa at Noon: How Nonnormative Gender and Sexuality Became a Target of Violent Political Repression

Talk by Kaden Paulson-Smith, Graduate Student in the Department of Political Science at UW-Madison

Event Details

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
12-1 p.m.
Transgressors of gender and sexuality norms have been the targets of violent political repression around the world seemingly since the establishment of the state itself. This project contributes a new methodological approach, theory, and empirical analysis to answer the question, what drives persistent, pervasive, and violent political repression of people of nonnormative gender and sexuality?