Kate Law “Fertility and Fatherland: Family Planning and Population Control, South Africa 1974-1990" | St. Lawrence University African Studies

Kate Law “Fertility and Fatherland: Family Planning and Population Control, South Africa 1974-1990"

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Feinstone Room
Herring-Cole Hall

Kate Law: “Fertility and Fatherland: Family Planning and Population Control, South Africa 1974-1990"

This talk is free and open to the public

-- Kate Law (http://www.katelaw.co.uk/) is a feminist historian of Southern Africa who works at the University of Nottingham, UK. Her first book: Gendering the Settler State: White Women, Race, Liberalism and Empire in Rhodesia, 1950-1980 was published in 2016 and was shortlisted for the Women's History Network first book prize. Kate is currently preparing a manuscript which is tentatively entitled: Fighting Fertility, Family Planning and Apartheid c.1974-1994.

This talk has received support from the African Studies Program, the History Department and the Mellon Wide Angle Learning Grant project in Health Humanities.