Nadine Lake

Nadine Lake obtained her MA Gender Studies qualification from the University of the Free State. Her PhD study focuses on ‘corrective rape’ of black lesbians in contemporary South African cultural texts, and it investigates the subversive potential of the black lesbian body. She is employed as Director of the Gender Studies programme which is housed in the Centre for Africa Studies, UFS. Her research interests include issues pertaining to sexuality and othering, with a specific focus on the representation of other sexualities in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Keywords: postcolonial theory; critical race theory; queer theory; feminism; and sexuality.

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University of the Free State (Centre for Africa Studies)
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