Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


SPRC In conversation with Akwugo Emejulu

by Gala Rexer

Akwugo Emejulu Podcast

6 July 2023

Gala Rexer welcomes Akwugo Emejulu, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and author of Fugitive Feminism (Silver Press, 2022). Discussing the figure of the fugitive from a Black feminist perspective, Akwugo addresses questions about solidarity and coalitional work, strategies of counter-storytelling and playing with new forms of writing, and discusses the difficulties of staying in the liminal space of fugitivity as a mode of experimentation, ambivalence, and disidentification from the figure of the Human.

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Speakers: Dr Gala Rexer, Lecturer at the Sarah Parker Remond Centre // Professor Akwugo Emejulu, University of Warwick

Producer:  Dr Gala Rexer and Trisha Hart

Editors:  Kaissa Karhu