Best Published Scholarly Essays 2020

Best Published Scholarly Essay by a Graduate Student Co-winners

Ruth, Ramsden-Karelse for “Moving and Moved Reading Kewpie’s District Six. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 26 (3), 405–438”. Available from: doi:10.1215/10642684-8311772.

Kudzaiishe Vanyoro (2020) for “Learning How Language is Used in Higher Education to Strategically Marginalise Female, Queer, and Gender Non-Conforming People: An Autoethnographic Account.” Educational Research for Social Change, 9(SPE), 1-14.


Best Published Scholarly Essay by a Junior Scholar


B Camminga (2020) for  “Disregard and Danger: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Voices of Trans (and Cis) African Feminists’. The Sociological Review Monographs 68 (4): 817–33.


Honorable Mentions:

Aminata Cécile Mbaye (2020: for  “The spectacle of the ‘Other’: Media representations of same-sex sexuality in Senegal, Sexualities Volume: 24 issue: 1-2, page(s): 13-28.


Adjepong, Anima. (2020) for “Voetsek! Get [ting] lost: African sportswomen in ‘the sporting black diaspora’. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 55(7), 868-883.


Bernie Lombard (2020) for "Hetero-Trans-Nationalism and the Queer Diasporic Child: Figuring Dike as Horizon of Possibility in Adichie's Americanah." Research in African Literatures, Vol. 51 (3), p. 216-235